Gemein Haus

Gemein Haus (HMI1A)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18018 Northampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 37.131', W 75° 22.863'

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(Clergy House)

Erected in 1741
The first house of worship in
Home for the clergy among whom were
Zinzendorf - Spangenberg
Nitschmann - Ettwein - Seidel

Scene of the Great Wedding July 15, 1749
Place of the only school for the teaching
of Indian languages
The Treaty of Friendship between the
Nanticoke and Shawnee Indians and
the Moravian Brethren was made in
the Saal in 1752
Many notable conferences both in Colonial
and Revolutionary periods were held
in the building - now a home for the aged
HM NumberHMI1A
Year Placed1930
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Moravian Union of King's Daughters
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 467769 N 4496516
Decimal Degrees40.61885000, -75.38105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.131', W 75° 22.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 7.86" N, 75° 22' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)267, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-68 W Church St, Bethlehem PA 18018, US
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