Daniel Boone Homestead reopened for 2022 season

The Daniel Boone Homestead in Berks County has reopened for the 2022 season.

The positioning in Exeter Township held a free group day to thank those that supported it over the pandemic. Volunteers confirmed off a wide range of colonial interval actions like dancing demonstrations, fireplace cooking and quilting.

A water-powered noticed mill with historic native ties can also be up and operating once more.

“That is the Bertolet Sawmill. It was moved right here in 1972 from a website over in Oley, about seven-miles from right here,” stated Greg Apgar, with Daniel Boone Homestead. “It is an authentic 18th century noticed mill, nonetheless, and, so far as I do know, it is the oldest working water-powered noticed mill in North America.

The occasion additionally featured the opening of a brand new exhibit within the customer’s heart.

The famed frontiersman Daniel Boone was born on the homestead in 1734.

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