Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

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Morning Call: Cooking show films at Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem | PHOTOS

Burnside Plantation hosted the PBS show “A Taste of History” on Wednesday, June 16. Chef Walter Staib, of Bryn Mawr, recreates historical recipes at original locations around the U.S. and the world. Burnside Plantation volunteer Joanne Ritter and Chef Staib made two-fry…

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Lehigh Valley Live: Long-running PBS show to visit Bethlehem landmark, dig into rich culinary tradition

One of Pennsylvania’s most decorated chefs will be taking a trip back to the 18th century through his award-winning shows when he visits the Lehigh Valley this week. Chef Walter Staib, host of the 15-time Emmy-winning culinary heritage show “A Taste…

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Morning Call: After digital format in 2020, Historic Bethlehem garden tour returning with in-person event, featuring 12 beautiful outdoor spaces

For 28 years, the Rooms to View House & Garden Tour has been the premiere spring fundraising event at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS). After taking on a digital format in 2020 due to the pandemic, the affair returns…

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Morning Call: 29th Annual Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Garden Tour preview | PHOTOS

A bee house is seen in the Pollinator Friendly Garden. Burnside Plantation is one of the locations listed for the 29th Annual Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Garden Tour being held Saturday, June 12 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. See…

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Lehigh Valley Live: Bethlehem rings in reopening with return of popular summer cocktail trail

The popular Cocktail Trail event in Bethlehem really was a well-traversed trail last year, given that COVID-19 restrictions prevented trail travelers from sitting down and enjoying their to-go refreshments. Fortunately, with those restrictions recently lifted, there’ll be plenty more opportunity to take a break…

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Times News: Area sites participating in passport to history

This August, local historical sites are partnering to host Lehigh Valley Passport to History Month. The month is a celebration of local history, stories and the community that bring Lehigh Valley history to life. Each weekend in August, different participating…

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