Bethabara Moravian Church

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Bethabara Moravian Church
Bethabara Moravian Church, 2147 Bethabara Road (State Route 1681), Old Town (Forsyth County, North Carolina).jpg
Bethabara Moravian Church is located in North Carolina
Bethabara Moravian Church
Bethabara Moravian Church is located in the US
Bethabara Moravian Church
Location2147 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Coordinates36°9′11.99″N 80°18′1.04″W / 36.1533306°N 80.3002889°W / 36.1533306; -80.3002889Coordinates: 36°9′11.99″N 80°18′1.04″W / 36.1533306°N 80.3002889°W / 36.1533306; -80.3002889
Built1788
ArchitectFrederick William Marshall
Part ofBethabara Historic District (#78001948)
NRHP reference #71000586[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 28, 1971

Founded as the first Moravian settlement in Wachovia on November 17, 1753, Bethabara served until 1766 as the center of Moravian work in the South. The old historic church was built in 1788.Designed by Moravian administrator Friedrich Wilhelm von Marschall, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Bethabara Moravian Church facility was built in 1788 in what is now Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1] The Bethabara Historic District, including the Church, were declared a National Historic Landmark in 1999.[2]

The church is located at 2147 Bethabara Road. The congregation is still active, and meets down the road in an updated building at 2100 Bethabara Road, at the intersection with Indiana Avenue.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Mark R. Barnes; John Clauser; William J. Murtagh; Rod Myer & Michael O. Hartley (June 3, 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination:" (pdf). National Park Service. and Accompanying 24 photos, from 1995 (32 KB)

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