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Colonial Industrial Quarter

Bethlehem, PA
+1 610-691-0603
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Great History

We walked through the area while in town over the holidays. Very nice, well kept, and interesting... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2017
Hannah K
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Lickdale, Pennsylvania
Well Preserved- a nice place for a walk

On a whim, I walked down to the Colonial Industrial Quarter and the adjacent public park by the... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
Connecticutguy
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Hartford, CT
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A tannery, mill and the first waterworks in the Colonies are part of this historic neighborhood.
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  • Average14%
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

We walked through the area while in town over the holidays. Very nice, well kept, and interesting to learn about. Make sure you try and go when some of the buildings are open or there are demonstrations going on. It really adds something special to...More

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed October 17, 2016

On a whim, I walked down to the Colonial Industrial Quarter and the adjacent public park by the river. Very pretty area and a nice place to walk and enjoy nice weather. I didn't get the chance to go into the historical buildings here, but...More

Thank Connecticutguy
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Maybe not the biggest fanciest site in Bethlehem, this one comes close to its heart and soul. Its a very old town, and visiting the oldest area is a must. Do it on a nice day and combine with a stroll or picnic. Then wander...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place in Bethlehem. It was the first industrial park in the country. There were 50 or so different industries along the creek. Today only a few remain. Historic Bethlehem gives tours of the buildings and on certain days there are demonstrations...More

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is definitely the prettiest and most historic industrial park around. Historic Bethlehem Inc has restored several buildings from the period of Colonial America: a mill, tannery, waterworks, and spring house, with more to come. The path runs along the Monocacy Creek and is a...More

Thank Bobbie B
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...More

3  Thank duck8to
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...More

Thank SW209804
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.

Thank avgjoey
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.

Thank MissL33
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...More

1  Thank Nick R
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