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Passport to History Day at the Moravian Historical Society

  • Dates: April 27, 2019
  • Location: Moravian Historical Society
  • Address: 214 E. Center St., Nazareth, PA 18064
  • Phone: 610-759-5070
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free

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The Moravian Historical Society is pleased to announce their participation in Passport to History Day—a celebration of the sites, stories, and community that bring Lehigh Valley history to life. Once per year, local historic and cultural sites open their doors with free admission, tours, activities, and programs for explorers of all ages.

On Saturday, April 27 from 1 - 4 p.m., the Moravian Historical Society will offer free museum admission and special family activities including:

A talk on “Early American Threads” at 1 p.m. Visitors are invited to learn about what early American settlers needed to make their own clothing. Karen Huetter, former director of educational services at Historic Bethlehem Partnership and Lyn Curtis, former curator of public programming at Historic Bethlehem Partnership will give an interactive presentation about getting dressed in early America.

The talk will be followed by the opening reception for the exhibition, Fiber and Fellowship: The Homespun History of Moravian Textiles and hands-on activities for families from 2 – 4 p.m. including spinning demonstrations, weaving activities, and a "Selfie Salon" colonial dress-up area for kids.

The Moravian Historical Society’s Whitefield House museum is open daily from 1 – 4 p.m. and is located at 214 East Center Street, Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Entrance to the museum, the "Early American Threads" talk and family-friendly activities are all free on April 27!