Facilities available for Rental

 Beautiful Weddings & Memorable Special Events at Joanna Furnace

The Hay Creek Valley Historical Association invites you to consider Historic Joanna Furnace for the site of your next event or happening. Located in the southern tip of Berks County this quaint setting is ideal for friends and families to gather for lasting memories.



Consider These Rental Options:

  • Joanna Furnace Grounds – Enjoy the beauty of green grass and trees, the refreshing Hay Creek stream and the sandstone buildings of a treasured historic site as you plan your next event.
    Weddings, reunions, car shows, and church & corporate picnics are perfect activities for our beautiful grounds.
  • Carter’s Stable – This notable building once housed the horses and mules of the Furnace and wasconverted into a sewing  factory by William & Elizabeth Phelps, the last proprietors of the site. Today this building is used by the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association to hold its famous Fall and Apple Festival Breakfasts. This building can now be rented by you for birthday and anniversary parties, weddings, and business functions. Seating is available for 70 people.

  • Meeting Room – Located in the historic stable, guests can hold business meetings and/or programs. Beverages can also be provided for these functions.

For information or to reserve your rental date, please call 610-286-0388, email: