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An Elderhostel program in


The Christmas city


our host was the Moravian Community
and the
historic Bethlehem Hotel


we learned about Moravian church history from
Reverend Otto Dreydoppel, Jr


had a lunch at the Starfish Brasserie


Karen Z. Huetter
told us about
A Victorian Christmas

we listened to music in the old chapel


and had an evening of "Carols with Ted" and a carriage ride


and we were shown through the Moravian Museum by
Charlene Donchez-Mowers

More Photos of the Moravian Community


heard from Ruth about Moravian customs


had lunch at the BrewWorks

More Photos of Brewing in Bethlehem


saw the evening lights on Main street


our dining companion for dinners at the Hotel Bethlehem


learned about Colonial Industry

More Photos of Bethlehem Colonial Industry


heard Christmas Readings in the Old Chapel by
Prof. Jack Vickrey


had dinner at the 1758 Sun Inn

More Photos of the 1758 Sun Inn


visited Burnside Plantation

More Photos of the Moravian farm


listened to the Moravian Academy girls
practicing with the hand bells


Pat McAndrews told us of the
News from the Front
(letters from Bethlehem boys fighting in the Civil War)


we walked to the Bethlehem


and saw the play
The Butterfingers Angel
at DeSales University


our closing session was in
The Brother's House


where we sang hymns and lit candles in the Moravian tradition

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