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The Moravian Historical Society

Your Place to Discover History

The Moravian Historical Society is a nonprofit museum and historic site that preserves, interprets, and celebrates the rich culture of the Moravians. 


Located in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Moravian Historical Society maintains the 1740–1743 Whitefield House and the 1740 Gray Cottage, the oldest surviving Moravian structure in North America. Recognized widely for its significant collection and historically important 18th-century site, ​the Moravian Historical Society is the third oldest historical society in Pennsylvania. The museum offers permanent and special exhibitions and a museum store that features gifts, books, and handmade artisan items.

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Shop Small and Shop Local! 
The Museum Store is open daily from 1-4 p.m.

We carry a large selection of local artisan-made gifts, ornaments, and Moravian stars.

Your purchase supports our small museum!

Thank you to our generous supporters:
County of Northampton
Martin Guitar
PHMC
American Historical Association
National Endowment for the Humanities

The Moravian Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, EIN 24-6025569—contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. The official registration and financial information of the Moravian Historical Society may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania. 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

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