Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County presents 3rd Saturday Program film showing ‘From the River’

The Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County 3rd Saturday Programs are back for another year! The organization is offering these site-wide programs May through September. Program begins at the White Horse Tavern unless otherwise noted. Suggested donation $2/person. All proceeds benefit the Trust.

The program will feature a showing of a local film featuring scenes from the Historic Preservation Trust’s very own Morlatton Village. Scenes were filmed in the 1765 White Horse Tavern with costumed volunteers from the Trust organization. The event will be held Saturday, May 18, 2024, beginning at 11am.

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From the River is a 35-minute sprint through 350 years of Berks County history. Recently released by Schott Productions in 2023, the film examines the triumphs and tragedies of the region’s history through the stories of the men and women who made it happen.

Tracy Schott is a producer/director with more than 25 years of experience creating films and content for television, events, and the web. In 2011, Tracy founded Schott Productions creating hundreds of projects for clients and the community.

The HPTBC is a non-profit organization that acquires, preserves, and maintains historically and architecturally significant properties in Berks County, Pennsylvania and educates Berks County and its’ visitors about the role these sites played in Pennsylvania and American history.

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The Trust seeks to foster community involvement and support in promoting awareness and appreciation of historic structures and encouraging their adaptive reuse. The Trust currently owns and maintains eight historically significant buildings in the greater Reading/Berks County area. Located in the White Horse Inn on Old Philadelphia Pike in Douglassville. If you are interested in donating to the Trust call 610-385-4762 or visit historicpreservationtrust.org.

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