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Address: Bethlehem, PA
Phone Number: 610-691-0603
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A tannery, mill and the first waterworks in the Colonies are part of this...

A tannery, mill and the first waterworks in the Colonies are part of this historic neighborhood.

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Only the Blacksmith Shop is open to view

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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Montville, New Jersey
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Montville, New Jersey
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450 reviews
375 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

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... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

lovely walk through original and recreated houses and some ruins of the early Moravians, good signs with interesting information about each site, very small area so you can have a decent wander without missing anything or getting tired, dogs are allowed on the grounds but not inside buildings, you can't go into any house unless you've made prior arrangements which... More 

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Barrie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

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.

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Thank avgjoey
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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.

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Thank MissL33
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

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... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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.

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Thank Prawet J
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

This is where Bethlehem got it's start. There were over 3 dozen buildings here at one time. Only a few remain. Some were restored and some were completely rebuilt.

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Scranton, PA
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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.

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Thank Ron S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

this is the most unique part of historic bethlehem in that it is the first industrial quarter in the nation. it's a must see, but especially in the summer when they have demonstrations. i took my wedding photos there!!

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Thank valerielpeters
Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Several building to explore and paths to walk to see some areas of Historic Bethlehem. We started a pre-wedding 5 k in this area.

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