Berks County Scrapbook
Welcome to Berks County
A virtual tour of some historic points of interest in Berks County.
In 1822, five bridges across the Madiencreek River washed away during a
They were MOSER'S - GREENWALD'S - DREIBELBIS -
DUNKEL'S - FRIENDS
The present day DREIBELBIS BRIDGE was built in 1869.
Length: 124, Width: 16.
The Dreibelbis covered bridge is in Lenhartsville, Pa. It is still in use today
and you can cross it to go to Dunkel's Church which we will visit shortly.
GRING'S MILL AND HOMESTEAD
Located along the Tulpehocken Creek in Berks County, the mill was
constructed by David Gring in 1811. The house was built in 1831.
Named after the town's first female settler, the oldest standing building in Reading, Pa was built around 1750. It reopened as a restaurant in 1998. It is located at 4th & Cherry Streets.
Start your tour at Dunkel's Church and Cemetery
Dunkel's Farm and School
Frieden's and New Bethel Churches
Fritz Cemetery, Douglass Twp
Other Stops in Berks
We hope that you enjoy our virtual tour of Berks County, and that you come in person some time soon.
Photos and narrative © by Justine Walter, Berks County USGenWeb Director of Photography
Any technical problems, notify Joe