Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



WLVR 91.3 FM: Volunteers Maintain an Historic Garden in Bethlehem

The Burnside Plantation, in Bethlehem, is what remains of a farm established in 1747 by members of the Moravian Church – James and Mary Burnside. Now it’s run by Historic Bethlehem. WLVR’s Brad Klein visited recently when volunteers were planting…

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PBS39: Burnside Plantation Borrows Bee’s For Garden Help

The Colonial Garden and The Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem is buzzing with volunteers. But as the gardeners social distance, the new group of mason bees nesting next to the Colonial Gardens are hard at work. "Four or five Mason bees…

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Jasper 52: Scherenschnitte cuts no corners on folk art

The trajectory of scherenschnitte is specifically apparent in Bethlehem, Pa., due to the city’s roots in Germanic culture and craft, notes Lindsey Jancay, director of collections and programming at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Read More

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Lehigh Valley Live: Lehigh Valley museums shifting history lessons to homes during pandemic

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites: Bethlehem’s rich history will be able to be accessed at home as the museum group has content galore available online during the shutdown. Read More

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Morning Call: Top 20 virtual events in the Lehigh Valley to enjoy with your family at home this week

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites online programs and offerings include free Sundays at Home E-blast, activities, crafts and videos to children. HBMS Art at Home introduces more than 600 works of art from local artists into homes across the region…

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Morning Call: History at Home: Bethlehem’s Historic Museums & Sites offers programming to keep people learning

While you and the family are stuck inside, you can take the opportunity to learn some local history. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is offering new online content daily. You’ll find photos, info and more for all ages. Read More

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