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The Brown & White: Bethlehem time capsule preserves city’s history

April 5th, 2018 |

The city of Bethlehem celebrated its 275th birthday in 2016, recognizing its history since the Moravians christened it on Christmas Eve in 1741. In 2068, Bethlehem residents will once again celebrate its history by opening a time capsule that will be buried this year.

“Time Capsule Bethlehem: Our City Then and Now” is a five-month exhibit that showcases highlights of the historic city’s most significant moments, people and places.

The exhibit displays artifacts donated from various individuals and organizations within the Bethlehem community to create a story of the city’s history. Visitors can also contribute …

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