Epler’s Schoolhouse

Epler’s Schoolhouse We are a group of dedicated volunteers who have persevered in saving Epler's One-Room Schoolhouse. Our non-profit is now working to restore the 1847 schoolhouse as historically accurate as possible.

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Tomorrow the Friends of the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse will be holding their monthly meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME! Locatio...
11/07/2021

Tomorrow the Friends of the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse will be holding their monthly meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Location:
Beautiful Bern Farm
1160 Old Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19605
Time:
7:00pm-8:00pm

Please feel free to send us a message with any questions. We hope to see some new faces!

Tomorrow the Friends of the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse will be holding their monthly meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Location:
Beautiful Bern Farm
1160 Old Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19605
Time:
7:00pm-8:00pm

Please feel free to send us a message with any questions. We hope to see some new faces!

The holidays are quickly approaching and Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse has you covered! We are selling these beautiful me...
11/04/2021

The holidays are quickly approaching and Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse has you covered! We are selling these beautiful metal ornaments to raise funds for the restoration of the building. This makes a great gift for family, friends, neighbors, teachers, or anyone else on your nice list! Please comment below if you are interested or send us a message!
The ornaments are $20 each plus $1.20 tax.
Give a gift that helps preserve the history of Berks County!!!

The holidays are quickly approaching and Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse has you covered! We are selling these beautiful metal ornaments to raise funds for the restoration of the building. This makes a great gift for family, friends, neighbors, teachers, or anyone else on your nice list! Please comment below if you are interested or send us a message!
The ornaments are $20 each plus $1.20 tax.
Give a gift that helps preserve the history of Berks County!!!

Congratulations, Megan Sebio!!!! You are the winner of the Starbursts candy contest! Be on the lookout for a message fro...
11/01/2021

Congratulations, Megan Sebio!!!! You are the winner of the Starbursts candy contest! Be on the lookout for a message from the schoolhouse!

Congratulations, Megan Sebio!!!! You are the winner of the Starbursts candy contest! Be on the lookout for a message from the schoolhouse!

Thank you to everyone who came out to Epler’s Schoolhouse today for trick-or-treating. Today was also the last day the s...
10/31/2021

Thank you to everyone who came out to Epler’s Schoolhouse today for trick-or-treating. Today was also the last day the schoolhouse was open for the season. We have a lot of exciting things in the works! Please keep watch of our page for all of the details. Thank you for your continued support! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

What a wonderful day of trick-or-treating at Epler’s Schoolhouse! Don't forget we will be there tomorrow from 12-4. Hope...
10/30/2021

What a wonderful day of trick-or-treating at Epler’s Schoolhouse! Don't forget we will be there tomorrow from 12-4. Hope to see more of you!

Tomorrow is the first of three days to come out and trick-or-treat at Epler's Schoolhouse! In anticipation, we want to g...
10/28/2021

Tomorrow is the first of three days to come out and trick-or-treat at Epler's Schoolhouse! In anticipation, we want to give everyone the chance to WIN FREE CANDY!

***Here is how to enter***
1. Comment below how many Starburst candies you think are in the container.
2. Like (or Love) this post.
3. Share it!

Whoever guesses the closest along with liking and sharing the post wins! We will contact the winner and arrange the pick-up of the container of Starburst candy at the schoolhouse. All guesses must be made by midnight on Halloween!

Trick-or-Treat at Eplers:
Friday 10/29 - 10-4
Saturday 10/30 - 10-4
Sunday 10/31 - 12-4

Tomorrow is the first of three days to come out and trick-or-treat at Epler's Schoolhouse! In anticipation, we want to give everyone the chance to WIN FREE CANDY!

***Here is how to enter***
1. Comment below how many Starburst candies you think are in the container.
2. Like (or Love) this post.
3. Share it!

Whoever guesses the closest along with liking and sharing the post wins! We will contact the winner and arrange the pick-up of the container of Starburst candy at the schoolhouse. All guesses must be made by midnight on Halloween!

Trick-or-Treat at Eplers:
Friday 10/29 - 10-4
Saturday 10/30 - 10-4
Sunday 10/31 - 12-4

We are SO excited to see everyone for trick-or-treating at the schoolhouse Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! We would like t...
10/28/2021

We are SO excited to see everyone for trick-or-treating at the schoolhouse Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

We would like to know, who is coming that has never visited us before? Who is coming that has already visited? Who can not make it this time but wants to see Epler’s Schoolhouse soon?

Just as a reminder the weekend schedule is -
Friday 10/29 - 10:00-4:00
Saturday 10/30 - 10:00-4:00
Sunday 10/31 - 12:00-4:00

We are SO excited to see everyone for trick-or-treating at the schoolhouse Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

We would like to know, who is coming that has never visited us before? Who is coming that has already visited? Who can not make it this time but wants to see Epler’s Schoolhouse soon?

Just as a reminder the weekend schedule is -
Friday 10/29 - 10:00-4:00
Saturday 10/30 - 10:00-4:00
Sunday 10/31 - 12:00-4:00

Don't forget that this weekend is trick-or-treat at Epler's! Bring the entire family for a fun-filled time collecting go...
10/25/2021

Don't forget that this weekend is trick-or-treat at Epler's! Bring the entire family for a fun-filled time collecting goodies while learning about the history of the schoolhouse. We look forward to seeing everyone's Halloween costumes!
Friday 10/29 - 10:00-4:00
Saturday 10/30 - 10:00-4:00
Sunday 10/31 - 12:00-4:00

Don't forget that this weekend is trick-or-treat at Epler's! Bring the entire family for a fun-filled time collecting goodies while learning about the history of the schoolhouse. We look forward to seeing everyone's Halloween costumes!
Friday 10/29 - 10:00-4:00
Saturday 10/30 - 10:00-4:00
Sunday 10/31 - 12:00-4:00

It was a great day at the schoolhouse! Over 100 people came out for our Fall Festival. Thank you to all of our wonderful...
10/24/2021

It was a great day at the schoolhouse! Over 100 people came out for our Fall Festival. Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers!

If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering to keep activities like this going for the community, please send us a message!

Come out and see the Epler’s schoolhouse !
09/12/2021

Come out and see the Epler’s schoolhouse !

It is a perfect day to visit us at the Berks County Heritage Center. We are open 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours of the Gruber Wagon Works leave on the hour with the last tour at 3:00. The C. Howard Hiester Canal Museum is open FREE of charge, and members from the Friends of the Epler’s Schoolhouse are onsite to share the history and plans for the one room schoolhouse. Come and see us!

08/27/2021

Visit the Berks County Heritage Center Saturday August 28, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for our storage building open house and explore our collection of Gruber made wagons, sleighs, and wheelbarrows. Access to the storage building is free and open to the public.

Tours of the Gruber Wagon Works will be offered on the hour starting at 10:00 a.m. with the last tour of the day leaving at 3:00 p.m. Tour tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 7-18, and ages 6 and under are free.

The Epler’s Schoolhouse and C. Howard Hiester Canal Museum will also be open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free of charge.

Please note that masks are required indoors at all County of Berks facilities.

08/11/2021

Epler’s 2nd annual pulled pork dinner
Thursday October 14,2021
Berks Heritage center
1102 Red Bridge Road
Reading, Pa 19605
$9.00 3-6pm
Get your prepaid tickets
Call Bonnie Schaeffer 610-507-2263

07/11/2021

 Epler’s school house meeting Monday, July 12 ,2021 7 PM, at the Berks County Heritage Center, right at the school .All are welcome to attend. We need volunteers  any questions you can contact me.
 Bonnie Schaeffer 610-507-2263 

07/10/2021

Come to the Heritage Center, Reading, PA to see the school house, and her restoration

Marty Sites working on the Roof of the Schoolhouse ,She needs a new Roof 11/14/2020 , also started demolition in the ins...
11/15/2020

Marty Sites working on the Roof of the Schoolhouse ,She needs a new Roof 11/14/2020 , also started demolition in the inside! 

Our note cards are $2.00 each Amd the Christmas Cards are $3.00 each anyone interested please contact Bonnie Schaeffer
11/10/2020

Our note cards are $2.00 each Amd the Christmas Cards are $3.00 each anyone interested please contact Bonnie Schaeffer

Our beautiful note cards, and Christmas cards with the school house on them. Note Cards are $2.00 each. And The Christma...
11/10/2020

Our beautiful note cards, and Christmas cards with the school house on them. Note Cards are $2.00 each. And The Christmas cards are $3.00 each if interested please contact Bonnie Schaeffer 

Miss Bessie C. Unser was the school teacher ! The girl in the back row looking at the left ( tall girl ) her name was Ru...
09/17/2020

Miss Bessie C. Unser was the school teacher ! The girl in the back row looking at the left ( tall girl ) her name was Ruth Balthaser ,the picture was given to us from her son (Jay Feild)

Pics of the Schoolhouse inside , She needs a lot of work to turn her Back into a one room schoolhouse
09/17/2020

Pics of the Schoolhouse inside , She needs a lot of work to turn her Back into a one room schoolhouse

The first time we went inside the schoolhouse
09/17/2020

The first time we went inside the schoolhouse

07/08/2020

And She is off to her new Home!
A Big Thanks to All involved with saving this Historical Berks County Gem!
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Empire Construction 🚧
Great Berks Development Fund 😊
The Friend's of the Epler's One Room Schoolhouse 🏠
Bern Township 👍
Bern Township Police💙
❤️All the Generous Donors❤️
Reading Eagle👍
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Never give up on your goals!
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07/08/2020
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Getting ready to move

07/08/2020

Coming to her new location

I brought the guys who moved the school milk and donuts this morning . (Ryan Hess )the young man with the red mug sittin...
07/08/2020

I brought the guys who moved the school milk and donuts this morning . (Ryan Hess )the young man with the red mug sitting down remote controlled the steering of the school, the guy next to him is (Tim Heffley )and standing to your left is (Phillip Buckingham )! AGAIN THANK FOR DOING A AWESOME JOB OF MOVING THE SCHOOL ! ❤️

Jane Goetz The Hamburg school teacher , who saved the Epler's one room schoolhouse !❤️
07/08/2020

Jane Goetz The Hamburg school teacher , who saved the Epler's one room schoolhouse !❤️

Jane Goetz ,the retired Hamburg School teacher Who saved the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse
07/08/2020

Jane Goetz ,the retired Hamburg School teacher Who saved the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse

She’s ready to move to her new home! The Berks heritage Center
07/02/2020

She’s ready to move to her new home! The Berks heritage Center

June 17th 2020 , preparations for moving the Epler's Schoolhouse !
06/17/2020

June 17th 2020 , preparations for moving the Epler's Schoolhouse !

June 16th 2020 getting ready to move to its new home soon .NO DATE yet !
06/17/2020

June 16th 2020 getting ready to move to its new home soon .NO DATE yet !

The executive board of the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse
06/01/2020

The executive board of the Epler’s One Room Schoolhouse

05/16/2020

We are so excited about the Epler's one-room schoolhouse ! Her new home will be at the Berks County heritage center, Reading Pennsylvania

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1102 Red Bridge Rd
Reading, PA
19605

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It is a perfect day to visit us at the Berks County Heritage Center. We are open 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours of the Gruber Wagon Works leave on the hour with the last tour at 3:00. The C. Howard Hiester Canal Museum is open FREE of charge, and members from the Friends of the Epler’s Schoolhouse are onsite to share the history and plans for the one room schoolhouse. Come and see us!
Visit the Berks County Heritage Center Saturday August 28, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for our storage building open house and explore our collection of Gruber made wagons, sleighs, and wheelbarrows. Access to the storage building is free and open to the public. Tours of the Gruber Wagon Works will be offered on the hour starting at 10:00 a.m. with the last tour of the day leaving at 3:00 p.m. Tour tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 7-18, and ages 6 and under are free. The Epler’s Schoolhouse and C. Howard Hiester Canal Museum will also be open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free of charge. Please note that masks are required indoors at all County of Berks facilities.
Do you have a picture of the Christmas cards you are selling? Thanks!
At Epler’s Schoolhouse getting ready for the big move.