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Release: Holiday Greens & Crafts Sale

December 6th, 2014

Deck your halls with greens and holiday crafts from the historic Burnside Plantation! Choose from an extensive selection of fresh greens, including wreaths, swags, garlands, and bouquets, all lovingly assembled by the Burnside Crafters.

The annual Holiday Greens & Crafts Sale returns to Burnside on December 6th from 9:00 am  to 3:00 pm and December 7th from noon to 3:00 pm. Admission is free, so bring the family and enjoy the history and beauty of the Burnside Plantation!

Arrive early – these fine greens sell out quickly! Also available at the sale will be our annual holiday scented candle offerings, this year featuring Burnside Greens and Moravian Christmas scents. Guests will also be able to purchase the original Groman’s Moravian sugar cookies, sold exclusively by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites.

Regular holiday hours at Burnside Plantation are Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 4 pm for tours of the house, including “Trees of Christmas Past,” a holiday tree display showcasing almost 300 years of history sponsored by The Morning Call, and a featured portion of the Pass Into History Putz Trail.

Burnside Plantation is located at 1461 Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem. Please call (610) 691-6055 with questions or visit for more information.

The Holiday Greens & Crafts Sale is a fundraiser which helps Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites preserve 250-plus years of rich history and culture, including 2 National Historic Landmarks, 20 historic buildings, 20 acres of land, 40,000 artifacts, and countless stories for future generations!

Historic Bethlehem is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history. Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, to America’s first municipal water pumping system, and to one of the world’s greatest industrial companies. Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City. Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is distinguished as a National Historic Landmark District for Historic Moravian Bethlehem. For more information please call 610-691-6055 or visit

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