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

Moravian Archives

 
 
Moravian Archives Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Moravian Archives Marker
Inscription.  Repository for records of the Moravian Church, first organized in 1757. The Archives holds a unique collection of manuscripts, books, music and images relating to the history of the Moravians in North America from 1740 to the present.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1757.
 
Location. 40° 37.804′ N, 75° 22.8′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on West Locust Street, half a mile east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 West Locust Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Christopher Seifert '97 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Amos Comenius / Jan Amos Komensky (about 600 feet away); Moravian University Monument Stone
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(about 600 feet away); David Tannenberg (approx. half a mile away); Sun Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Monocacy Creek and Johnston Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 0.6 miles away); Horsfield House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
1. Moravian Archives. The Moravian Archives collects, preserves and makes available the historical records of the Moravian Church in America, Northern Province, and its members. (Submitted on April 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. MarkerQuest - Moravian Archives. Photographs and information from inside the Archives. (Submitted on March 20, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Wide view of the Moravian Archives Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Moravian Archives Marker
Standing in front of the current Moravian Archives
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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