This is definitely the prettiest and most historic industrial park around. Historic Bethlehem Inc has restored several buildings from the period of Colonial America: a mill, tannery, waterworks, and spring house, with more to come. The path runs along the Monocacy Creek and is a lovely way to experience this period in Moravian Bethlehem. It is down the hill from... 更多
Access to the Colonial Industrial Quarter is right off of Main Street in Bethlehem, adjacent to the Hotel Bethlehem and across the road from the Moravian Book Store, Moravian Museum and Gemeinhaus. The site dates back to 1741 and represents one of the first Industrial complexes in the New World. Visible on the site are the restored limestoneTannery 1761 where... 更多
Arrived in the evening and walked around the area. It is well laid out and marked with plenty of information. A lot of little bunnies running around entertained the kids. Area is clean and well maintained.
Always interesting to learn about the colonial past of Bethlehem. The town certainly was a melting pot of many cultures, making for a rich history.
I'm new to the area and just happened upon this place on a Sunday evening. I walked into the metalsmith shop where a gentleman was working on creating some replica hardware pieces for historic homes. He was very friendly, knowledgeable and gave me a great background on the area. I continued down the back and visited the various buildings that... 更多
It was nice to show some historic background of the city but should be part of the visit to the historic area of the city.
I took my kids here just to keep them busy for an afternoon. It was a pretty well maintained area with several buildings and nice plaques with explanations of what all of the building were. Sadly, it appeared to have been closed at the time we were there, but it was still neat to walk through.
lovely walk through original and recreated houses and some ruins of the early Moravians, good signs with interesting information about... 更多
this is the most unique part of historic bethlehem in that it is the first industrial quarter in the nation.... 更多