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

Nazareth

 
 
Nazareth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
1. Nazareth Marker
Inscription. Moravian settlers arrived here in 1740 from a failing colony in Georgia. Bishop August B. Spangenberg led an experiment in communal living, called the "Great Economy," 1745-1765. It was designed to support Christian missionaries to the Indians.
 
Erected 1966 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 44.548′ N, 75° 18.41′ W. Marker is in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on East Center Street (Pennsylvania Route 191) near North Pine Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nazareth PA 18064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitefield House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Whitefield House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christian Frederick Martin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Portland Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away); Moses Tunda Tatamy (approx. 2.5 miles away); Henry's Gun Factory (approx. 3 miles away); Sullivan Campaign (approx. 5.5 miles away); Easton (approx. 5.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Nazareth.
 
Also see . . .
Wide-angle view of Nazareth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
2. Wide-angle view of Nazareth Marker

1. Nazareth - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Borough of Nazareth. Official Site (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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