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Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Moravian Community

 
 
Moravian Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
1. Moravian Community Marker
Inscription.
Community organized June 25, 1742. The oldest buildings are on West Church Street. Those marked are; Gemeinhaus, Sisters' House, Bell House, Brothers' House, and Old Chapel.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.15′ N, 75° 22.919′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is about 25 feet from the NW corner of the Central Moravian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 W. Church Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bethlehem Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Pottery (within shouting distance of this marker); Brethren's House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Frederick Wolle (within shouting distance of this marker); West Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Moravian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Industrial Quarter (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith Complex (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
Moravian Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
2. Moravian Community Marker
In front of Central Moravian Church, looking SE across Main Street.

1. History of Central Moravian Church. (Submitted on January 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Moravian Archives. (Submitted on January 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsPeaceSettlements & Settlers
 
Central Moravian Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
3. Central Moravian Church Sign
About 20 feet from the marker.
Central Moravian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
4. Central Moravian Church
Looking NE from intersection of Main and Church Streets (next to the Brethrens' House).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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