Bethlehem Waterworks

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Bethlehem Waterworks
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Bethlehem Waterworks, October 2011
Bethlehem Waterworks is located in Pennsylvania
Bethlehem Waterworks
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°37′9″N 75°23′0″W / 40.61917°N 75.38333°W / 40.61917; -75.38333Coordinates: 40°37′9″N 75°23′0″W / 40.61917°N 75.38333°W / 40.61917; -75.38333
Area 6.2 acres (2.5 ha)
Built 1753
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 72001142[1]
Designated NHL May 29, 1981[2]

Bethlehem Waterworks, also known as Old Waterworks or 1762 Waterworks is a historic site in Pennsylvania significant for its age.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1981.[2][3][4]

It is located within "Historic Subdistrict A" near Monocacy Creek,[1] and on the "east bank of Monocacy Creek immediately north of Hill to Hill Bridge and immediately west of Main St."[3] It is included as part of the Bethlehem Colonial Industrial Quarter.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Old Waterworks". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  3. ^ a b George R. Adams (October 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Old Waterworks" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 6 photos, exterior and interior, from 1976 and 1977 PDF (32 KB)
  4. ^ "Old Waterworks". Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. A National Register of Historic Places travel Itinerary. Retrieved 2011-10-29. 

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