Monthly Archives: September 2022

Reading Education Foundation to support Updike house visits

On September 14, 2022 the Reading Education Foundation announced their grant awards for the year. Among the approved projects was one proposed by John Updike Childhood Home director Maria Lester titled “Teaching Berks County’s Native Son, John Updike.” The grant … Continue reading

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Drone shots of Updike house featured on Berks Nostalgia

Alexa Freyman put together a nice feature on The John Updike Childhood Home, 117 Philadelphia Ave., in Shillington, using shots from an expertly controlled drone. Even those who’ve seen the house in person will find the drone shots interesting for … Continue reading

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