Berks County Christmas – Day 1 – Center Square

Happy December 1st! Over the course of the next 25 days, we are going to take a trip back in time to old Penn Street Christmas scenes. Check back every day now through Christmas to see a new picture.

Fifth and Penn, the town Christmas tree lit up the center circle in town circa 1950s.

Born and raised in Berks, I am fascinated by the style, design & culture of the mid-late 20th century. I started this website to research and build a collection of the places, things and stories I have heard about my entire life. Read more here.

One Reply to “Berks County Christmas – Day 1 – Center Square”

  1. I really miss those Days Inn Downtown Reading Christmas time was so beautiful there with the big tree and especially when it snowed on the Christmas carolers are out and the man with the chestnut cart, etc..

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