Christmas Town: Bethlehem, PA

Episode 122

Last weekend I took the family to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a town about a 90 minutes north of Philadelphia and known all over the country as Christmas Town (or Christmas City depending on with whom you speak!) Even Travel and Leisure magazine called Bethlehem the “most festive city in the entire country.”

In this episode I’ll take you for a walk down Main Street in Bethlehem. While we walk we’ll learn about the founders of this town, the history of the Moravian Church and Moravian star, a college that dates back to the mid 1700s, haunted hotels and haunted dormitories, because in Bethlehem even the Christmas stories have ghosts!

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