Established in 1857, the Moravian Historical Society is the third oldest historical society in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We share Moravian art, history, architecture, innovation, and culture with the community through events, tours, exhibitions, publications, and more.PutThe Moravian Historical Society into our Nazareth trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
The Society is affiliated with the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pa. This affiliation allows both organizations to create a more complete picture of Moravian history and to present that history in new and modern ways.
We are proud to be a Preserve America Stewards Presidential Award winner, a Blue Star Museum, and a partner with National Geographic Magazine's Delaware River geotourisim project.
The Society is housed in the 1740/1743 Whitefield House and the 1740 Gray Cottage (the two oldest Moravian structures in North America)
on the historic, three acre Ephrata Tract in downtown Nazareth, Pennsylvania, please contact us at:
214 East Center Street
Nazareth, Pa 18064
More detailed information about the Society, such as our current Annual Report, our institutional By-laws, our Constitution, and/or our Standing Rules, our staff, and board lists may be found on our website: www.moravianhistoricalsociety.org.
The Moravian Historical Society reviews
Great information and history of the area. Had no idea that the Moravian were like our modern day Peace Corps. Well worth the $5.00 admission fee. more »
The 1742 Whitfield House, which houses the Moravian Historical Society, is stunning! The Moravians have a fascinating history (the first religion to believe in the education of women and slaves... more »
Go see the history. If you want to experience the earliest Moravian settlement, this is the stop!
Very interesting museum with alot of local items
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