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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: A Moravian Settlement in Colonial America

looks at this area (along the Lehigh River) that became the center of industry and community for Moravians, a Protestant group that migrated to colonial America seeking opportunity and the chance to spread their religious beliefs. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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The Moravian Chapel. (Photo by Diane LaBelle)

Moravian chapel

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