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WLVR: Historic Downtown Bethlehem hopes to become a World Heritage Site

Bethlehem’s Moravian community is working to be put on The World Heritage List, achieving status among the most valued places in the world. Bethlehem was founded by the Moravians, a religious group, in the 1700s. Many of the buildings of their settlement…

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Morning Call: Bethlehem needs your help to secure World Heritage status

Bethlehem’s historic Moravian buildings could be recognized as an icon, landing on the World Heritage List along with wonders like the Great Wall of China and the Pyramids of Giza, but the city needs the public’s help to get there.…

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Lehigh Valley Live: Think historic Moravian Bethlehem is a world wonder? How you could help make it official.

Bethlehem’s historic Moravian settlement is on the U.S. UNESCO World Heritage site short list and it needs help earning the nomination. Bethlehem’s almost 15-acre historic Moravian settlement first landed on the U.S.’s tentative nomination list in 2016 after 14 years of advocacy. Read More

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Morning Call: Lighting the way to Bethlehem

Colorful lights glow against the remaining snow by the path leading into Christmas in the Quarter during a mild winter afternoon Tuesday at the Historic Colonial Industrial Quarter. Read More

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Los Angeles Times: ‘Christmas City’ is a real place. And yes, it’s kind of like living in a Hallmark movie

I took a socially-distanced walking tour. Of my own hometown. Led by a guide in old-timey dress with an encyclopedic knowledge of Bethlehem’s history. A thing I learned: Bethlehem’s roots as Christmas City go back to 1741, when the town was…

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Courier Post: ‘Christmas City’: Even in pandemic, Bethlehem is festive destination for holiday shopping, eating

If you're a fan of Hallmark Christmas movies, Bethlehem is the town to live out your most Hallmark moment. Holiday cheer is in the air as you walk around downtown, with shops and restaurants run by friendly locals making you feel welcome. Read…

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