Horsing Around Hanover

Horsing Around Hanover

Join Perkiomen Tours on our trip to Hanover, Pennsylvania for a tour of one of North America's leading standard bred breeding farms at Hanover Shoe Farms.

This exciting trip to Hanover will include a visit to St. Matthews Lutheran Church which will feature an organ recital on one of the 10 largest pipe organs in the world.  After enjoying a hot served lunch at Dutch Country Kitchen we will then tour the Hanover Shoe Farms, which is one of North America's leading standard bred breeding farms for three-quarters of a century producing a multitude of winners of harness racing's most prestigious events such as the Hambletonian and Breeders Crown.  Star sires have included Super Bowl and Albatross.  We will then finish up our day in Hanover with a tour of Warehime-Myers Mansion, built in the early 1900s.

 

Tour Includes

  • Transportation

  • Tour and Organ Recital of St. Matthews Lutheran Church

  • Lunch at Dutch Country Kitchen

  • Tour of Hanover Shoe Farms

  • Tour of Warehime-Myers Mansion

Day 1

First we will visit St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Hanover for a historic introduction and organ recital which usually features a variety of music including classics, sacred, seasonal, Broadway, Disney and Patriotic music. The Church congregation began in 1743 and the current church building was built in 1924. The church features 10 stained glass windows including one by Tiffany and features one of the 10 largest pipe organs in the world with over 14,500 pipes.

You will then enjoy a hot served lunch at the Dutch Country Kitchen specializing in homemade Penn Dutch favorites and good cooking.
Lunch Selections:
1. Hot Turkey Dinner
2. Ham Steak Dinner
3. Hot Roast Beef Dinner
4. Broiled Haddock Dinner

Then, we will tour the Hanover Shoe Farms where a guide will introduce you to the world of horse breeding. Your tour may also include a visit to a stallion barn, mare and foal barn, and also the breeding area. (Please note: If you would like to bring carrots, you may have the opportunity to feed the horses these treats.)

Before finishing up our trip to Hanover, we will enjoy a tour of the Warehime-Myers Mansion. This mansion was built in the early 1900s by one of the men who owned the Hanover Shoe Factory. This masterpiece of architecture is full of collectibles including a wonderful array of tall case clocks, glassware, porcelain and much more.

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Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with the driver at the time of boarding.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Boyertown Town Plaza - CVS
811 E Philadelphia Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Pottstown Pottstown Shopping Center (Boston Market/Walmart)
223 Shoemaker Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464
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Quakertown - Trainers Trainers Corner - near Starbucks
246 N West End Blvd, Quakertown, PA 18951
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Jun 04 2019 $94.00
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