Deck the Halls with Fresh Greens Assembled Lovingly by Historic Bethlehem’s Burnside Crafters And Tour the James Burnside Homestead decorated with colonial holiday decorations

Dec 4th, 2012Press Release from Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites, Burnside Plantation

Bethlehem, PA – Put that special touch on your holiday decorating this year with beautiful handmade greens from Burnside. The annual Holiday Greens Sale returns to Burnside Plantation this Saturday, Dec. 1 at 9am.  The James Burnside home will be open for a special Christmas program for children and filled with traditional colonial Christmas decorations on Saturday from 12 noon until 4:00 p.m.

For those special holiday touches, choose from an extensive selection of one-of-a-kind fresh greens, including wreaths, swag, garlands, and bouquets. All greens are hand-assembled just for you by the local Burnside Crafters group.

Revenue from the sale supports Historic Bethlehem Partnership’s mission to preserve 20 historic structures; two of which are National Historic Landmarks and newly designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark District.

The Greens Sale takes place at Burnside Plantation, 1461 Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem.  Sale hours are 9am to 4pm on Saturday, Dec. 3 and 12pm to 4pm on Sunday, Dec. 4. Admission is free.

Arrive early! Fine greens sell out quickly.  Please call (610) 691-6055 with questions or visit

Historic Bethlehem is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history. Historic Bethlehem, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, 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. For more information, please call the Visitor Center at 610-691-6055 or visit


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