Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



Morning Call: A THANKSGIVING TRADITION: Bethlehem’s Turkey Trot 5K Run & Fun Walk

The average number of Thanksgiving dinner calories consumed by one person is 3,000. Here’s your chance to burn some of that off. Head out to the Historic Turkey Trot 5K Run & Fun Walk starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov.…

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Discover Lehigh Valley: Lehigh Valley is Home to One of America’s Most Festive Holiday Destinations

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 22, 2019 Even Ebenezer Scrooge, Mr. Potter, and the Grinch would crack smiles and stare in an awestruck wonder when experiencing Lehigh Valley’s own original Christmas City, Bethlehem, Pa. To capture that same magical feeling, Discover Lehigh…

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WDIY 88.1: Ilene Hochberg Wood on LV Arts Salon

Hundreds of purses and handbags owned by Emmaus resident Ilene Hochberg Wood are on display now at the Kemerer Museum in Bethlehem, for an exhibit titled "PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History." Wood is thought to have the largest private handbag collection in the nation…

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Only in Your State: 10 Main Streets In Pennsylvania That Are Pure Magic During Christmastime

1. Bethlehem Christmas City Immerse yourself in the beauty of Bethlehem's Main Street in the evening by embarking on the Bethlehem by Bus Night Tour, which leaves from the Visitors Center at 505 Main Street evenings through December 30. Or,…

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Antique Purse Collectors Society: PA woman owns 3000 handbags

This Pa. woman owns 3,000 handbags, and she keeps them in an army bunker By Elizabeth Wellington, The Philadelphia Inquirer Ilene Hochberg Wood’s collection of 3,000 handbags — the majority of which dwell in a 2,400-square-foot Quonset hut on her…

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Pocono Record: Pocono Entertainment Briefs, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Handbag exhibit opens in Bethlehem “PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History,” opening Friday, will showcase over 400 handbags at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites’ Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and Moravian Museum of Bethlehem. The styles in the collection range from…

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