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WFMZ: One Tank Trip: Burnside Plantation

September 7th, 2016 |

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – James Burnside was a member of the Moravian Church who came to Bethlehem by way of Ireland and founded Burnside Plantation with his wife, Mary, in 1748. Even though he was a missionary, he wanted his own farm, so instead of living inside the Moravian community, he decided to live right next to it. You’ll still find the home and farm down a little lane off Schoenersville Road.

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