The Berks County Parks and Recreation will host a program about The History and Stories of Mt. Penn and Neversink Mountain 2 p.m. Sunday, June 15 at the Berks County Heritage Center. Two local writers will share illustrated lectures on the hills surrounding Reading. Corrie Crupi will discuss Mt. Penn and the Pagoda, and the former Tower Hotel and Gravity Railroad, while Paul A. Druzba, author of “Neversink: Reading’s Other Mountain,” offers information and photos on the history of the mountain from 1880-1930 and the former Neversink Mountain Railroad.
This program is presented by the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, call 610-374-8839, visit www.countyofberks.com/parks or check us out on Facebook.
The Berks County Heritage Center is located at 1102 Red Bridge Road in Bern Township, just north of the St. Joseph Medical Center.
From The Berks County Heritage Center