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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: East Berlin, PA
Event Name: Historic East Berlin Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111199 2019/Y0350
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10K - 1A
Description: East Berlin is a charming historical town of about 1500 people. Founded in 1764 & named for Berlin, Germany. The famous "Colonial Day" is held 2nd Saturday in September, rain or shine. This is a very big celebration run by the Historical Society that has visitors from many states enjoying the Colonial atmosphere. Be advised that some streets are closed for the event. Parking areas & shuttle bus are in use for the day. Pets are welcome but not in buildings. Please clean up after.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walking the USA A -Z
Start Times:
Location: East Berlin Area Community Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 405 North Ave, East Berlin, PA 17316. From Harrisburg: Take US15 south to Dillsburg. Turn left on PA 74/N Baltimore St. Go about 3 miles & N Baltimore St becomes PA 194. Proceed to square in East Berlin (Signal light at junction RT 194 & RT 234). Turn right onto West King St (RT 234). Go 3 blocks to Fourth Street. Turn right & proceed to the Community Center straight ahead. From Gettysburg: Take US 30 East to the square in Abbottstown. Turn left onto RT 194N. * Proceed to the square in East Berlin (signal light at junction RT 194 & RT 234). Turn left onto West King St (RT 234). Go 3 blocks to Fourth St. Turn right & proceed to the Community Center straight ahead. From Lancaster: Take US 30 West to the square in Abbottstown. Turn right onto RT 194 N. Follow directions from * above. From Baltimore: Take I83N to RT 30 West. Continue west on RT 30 to square in Abbottstown. Turn right onto RT 194 N. Follow directions from * above. Parking available at start. Walk box inside front doors on table. Hours of Community Center: Mon -Thurs. 8am to 8pm, Fri 8am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 1pm. Sun Closed. Closed major holidays.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Center is closed on major holidays. Please call the Center at 717-259-8848 before making a trip on a holiday.
Host Club: York White Rose Wanderers
Contact: Marie Snyder (717) 259-7362
Website: sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers
E-Mail Contact: amille01@verizon.net