Walk through history as we guide you to things to learn, places to discover, and events that help connect us to our rich heritage.
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June 22nd, 2021
Historic Moravian Bethlehem is one only 19 sites on the US Tentative List, working toward nomination to the World Heritage List. See the listing for Moravian Church Settlements on the UNESCO site.
There are only 24 World Heritage Sites in the entire U.S. Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Fallingwater outside of Pittsburgh are the only two sites in Pennsylvania. There are just over 1,100 World Heritage sites in the entire world, two examples of which are the Great Wall of China and the pyramids in Egypt.
This endeavor has been underway since 2002 and has taken much effort led by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. In 2012, Historic Moravian Bethlehem was designated a National Historic Landmark District, one of 8 in Pennsylvania and about 200 in the United States.
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