Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



The Morning Call: Will Moravian Bethlehem get a shot at the World Heritage title?

The World Heritage list is a roll call of marvelous icons. The Pyramids of Giza. The Great Wall of China. Stonehenge. The Statue of Liberty. Could Bethlehem be next on the exclusive list? No, not the biblical town (though the…

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The Morning Call: Bethlehem at 275: A city of reinvention

The view from the Hill-to-Hill Bridge tells Bethlehem's story. To the north, the Central Moravian Church belfry rises from a cluster of pristine, Colonial-era buildings, the quintessential symbol of the city's beginnings as a religious mission. To the south, rusted…

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The Morning Call: Bring your blueberry best to Burnside

Do you have a fantastic gluten-free blueberry bar recipe? Or maybe your child makes an amazing blueberry muffin? Either way, you should enter Burnside Plantation's 2nd Annual Blueberry Festival Cooking Contest. The long-running and popular festival will be held 10…

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The Morning Call: Rooms to View House Tour: Peek inside Bethlehem’s past

Explore beautiful homes and gardens — from historic properties to majestic countryside retreats — in Bethlehem from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites' 24th annual Rooms to View House Tour offers self-guided tours of nine…

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Peak TV: Bethlehem Back When

Check out this episode of Peak TV featuring one of our Bethlehem Back When volunteers:

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The Morning Call: Geologists search for kiln where Gen. Washington stored military effects in Bethlehem

On Bethlehem's Burnside Plantation, underneath a grassy patch lined by mature weeping willow trees, scientific sleuths fanned out to uncover a historical mystery involving Gen. George Washington. Using equipment similar to what police use to search for buried bodies, Kutztown…

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