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Hall Boys: Student Life at Nazareth Hall - Coming Soon!
The exhibition examines student life at Nazareth Hall through various objects, including student exams, schedules, and even handwritten letters by some of the first pupils to study at the all-boys school. The inception of Nazareth Hall can be traced back to July 18, 1743, when John and Christina Franke and John Heyne began a school for boys in the 1740 Gray Cottage with ten students.
Early American Trades at Christian's Spring
Located two miles west of Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Christian’s Spring was a Moravian community of master craftsmen and apprentices that operated from 1749-1796. The exhibition explores this lost community, the people who lived and worked there, and the tremendous activity that took place in a relatively short period of time.
Charting the Unknown: Early Moravian Maps
Through archival documents, historic maps, and objects from the collection of the Moravian Historical Society, visitors will be taken on a journey through the fertile lands of the Pennsylvanian frontier. The exhibition explores surveying techniques, the conflicts between indigenous communities and Europeans, and the Moravian contributions to surveying, early cartography, and town planning.