Moravian Historical Society

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Moravian Historical Society
Founded atNazareth, Pennsylvania
TypeHistorical Society
Legal statusNon-profit
PurposePreserving Moravian history
Headquarters1740-1743 Whitefield House
Mid Atlantic, North America

The Moravian Historical Society in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1857. Its mission is to preserve, interpret, and celebrate the rich culture of the Moravians. It is the third oldest historical society in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Moravian Historical Society is located in the 1740-1743 Whitefield House in downtown Nazareth. [1]

The Moravian Historical Society collects objects relating to Moravian history, provides research assistance, publishes, and offers lectures, programs, events, and activities for all ages and levels of interest.[1][2]


The Moravian Historical Society is located on a three-acre historic site in Nazareth, PA. It maintains two historic buildings, the 1740-1743 Whitefield House and the 1740 Gray Cottage, the oldest surviving Moravian structure in North America.

History of the Site[edit]

In 1740, a Moravian group from Savannah, Georgia was invited by British cleric George Whitefield to build a school on his 5000-acre Nazareth tract, which he had purchased from William Allen that same year.

On May 7, 1740, Moravians arrived on the Nazareth tract, and began work on the Stone House. Doctrinal differences between Whitefield and the Moravians forced the Moravians to abandon the project. In need of a place to settle, the Moravians purchased 500 acres of land from the prominent Pennsylvanian William Allen. On this tract, Moravians began building a new settlement, which would be named Bethlehem. They also purchased the 5,000-acre Nazareth tract from Whitefield. They returned to complete the large Stone House in 1743.

The town of Nazareth was laid out in 1771 several blocks to the west. The First House was demolished in 1864, but the Whitefield House and Gray Cottage still stand. The buildings were added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 1, 1980.[3][4]

The marker for the Moravian Historical Society

Whitefield House[edit]

Construction on the Whitefield House started in 1740 and completed in 1743. It was originally used to house 33 married couples arriving from England. Through the years, the Whitefield House operated as a place of worship, girls’ boarding school, nursery, the Moravian Theological Seminary, and apartments for furloughed missionaries. Today, the building houses the Museum of the Moravian Historical Society as well as administrative offices, and a Museum shop. The museum runs a series of permanent and changing exhibitions about the history and culture of the Moravians and their contributions to history.[5]

Gray Cottage[edit]

The Gray Cottage was constructed in October 1740 by the Moravians as protection from the harsh winter weather ahead. It is an oak log structure, and was originally called the “Old Block House” from the German word Block, meaning “log.” From 1743 to 1745, the building was used as a boys’ school. It has also been used as a girls’ school, a home for widows, a nursery, and a private residence. It is the oldest surviving Moravian building in North America.[5]

First House[edit]

The marker designating the First House of Nazareth

Constructed in June 1740, the First House sheltered Moravians during the construction of the Whitefield House. It was approximately 30’ wide by 20’ deep, and stood two and one half stories tall. It was demolished in 1864, but the foundation was discovered by archaeologists in September 2014 in the area between the Whitefield House and the Gray Cottage. Several artifacts including redware pottery and a brass horse bell were also discovered. A small stone marker stands on this site.[6]


The Moravian Historical Society has placed several markers at locations of American Moravian historical significance:

  • The First House of Nazareth marker: A small stone marker on the Ephrata Tract indicating the location of Nazareth's First House, which was demolished in 1864.[6]
  • Meniolagomeka in Monroe County (near Kunkletown), PA: Dedicated on October 22, 1901, at the former site of the Delaware Native American town of Meniolagomeka. Several Moravian missionaries labored here from 1752 to 1755.[7]
  • Wechquetank in Monroe County (near Gilbert), PA: Dedicated on May 31, 1907, at the former site of the Delaware village of Wechquetank, which means willow tree in the Delaware language. The site was a Moravian mission from 1750 to 1756 and 1760–1763.[8]
  • The Rose Inn in Northampton County (Upper Nazareth), PA: Built in 1752 by the Moravians; it was used as housing for refugees from 1755 to 1756. It formally closed in 1772, and was demolished in 1858. A stone marker sits on the original site near a barn made partially from wood of the original inn.[9]
  • Shekomeko in Dutchess County (near Pine Plains), NY: Dedicated to the Mahican Native American village of Shekomeko, the first Native Christian congregation in America. Moravian missionaries worked there from 1740 to 1746, until new legislation expelled them from the area. The original monument was dedicated at the site of missionary Gottlieb Buettner's grave at Shekomeko on October 5, 1859, and rededicated as its current, more accessible site on June 22, 1926.[10]
  • Gnadenhuetten in Lehighton, Carbon County, PA: Dedicated to the mission at the village of Gnadenhuetten. The village was destroyed in the Gnadenhütten massacre during the French and Indian War on Nov. 24, 1755.[9]
  • Dansbury Mission in Monroe County (Stroudsburg), PA: Dedicated on June 25, 1931, to the Moravian mission that began in 1747, and was destroyed during the French and Indian War in 1755.
  • Friedenshuetten in Bradford County (near Wyalusing), PA: Dedicated on June 15, 1871, at the former Native American mission village of Wyalusing, 1763–1772.[11]
  • Gnadensee (Indian Lake) in Litchfield County (near Sharon), CT: Dedicated on October 6, 1859, at Wechquanach near Shekomeko overlooking the Gnadensee. Missionary David Bruce's body was carried over the Gnadensee to Wechquanach in 1749.[10]


The Whitefield House Museum's collection contains over 20,000 Moravian objects, which are featured in permanent and changing exhibits. Highlights from the collections include:

  • 23 oil paintings by John Valentine Haidt (1700-1780), the first artist in Colonial America to portray chiefly religious topics,
  • A 1776 pipe organ made by David Tannenberg, the most important organ-builder of his time,
  • The Antes violin: the earliest-known violin made in the American Colonies,
  • A cocklestove made prior to 1775,
  • The 2014 Civil War history exhibit inside the Moravian Historical Society Museum.
    Rare first editions of books written by John Amos Comenius, the "Father of Modern Education."[1]

The museum also contains a large collection of Moravian mission artifacts from six continents, as well as various textiles, household goods, and Native American artifacts.

The entire collection is available to researchers by appointment.

The museum operates from 1-4 pm, seven days a week except for major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.[1]


The Moravian Historical Society publishes various guides and periodicals, including:

  • Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society-a publication that ran in volumes from 1868 to 2000.
  • Journal of Moravian History-a biannual publication and expanded version of Transactions, created in 2006 in collaboration with the Moravian Archives and now published by Pennsylvania State University Press. It features scholarly articles, translations of Moravian source material, and book reviews.
  • Abundant Heritage Newsletter of the Moravian Historical Society-a biannual newsletter featuring events and programs run by the Moravian Historical Society.
  • Moravian Walking Tour and Guidebook of the Lehigh Valley-a guidebook highlighting the Moravian sites in Nazareth, Bethlehem, Emmaus, Allentown, Easton, and Christian's Spring.[1]
  • Nazareth (Images of America)-a photobook depicting the history of Nazareth from settlement to present


The Moravian Historical Society offers a variety of events for all ages and interest levels. Historic Nazareth Walking Tours meet at the Whitefield House every second Saturday, and feature a tour guide in historic Moravian dress. The museum's Free Summer Sundays offer families a free museum tour as well as historic youth crafts and games. Monthly lecture and music programs allows visitors to explore Moravian and local history through lectures, music, screenings, and various family activities.

For children, the Moravian Historical Society holds an annual Hands-On History summer camp. The week-long camp allows campers to be immersed in history as they engaged in nature, archaeology, and art-based activities inspired by objects from our world-renowned collection. The Moravian Historical Society also holds an annual Arts & Crafts Festival featuring more than 100 craft vendors as well as food and free kids’ activities.

The Moravian Historical Society hosts the annual Share the Heritage Auction and Dinner to raise funds that support for its mission and its many activities and events.[1]

Annual Meeting, Lecture, and Reception[edit]

Since 1858, the Moravian Historical Society has hosted an annual meeting, lecture, and reception to present the state of the society and to give a lecture on an aspect of Moravian history. Each year features a keynote speaker, as follows:

Date Speaker Lecture Name
2023 Winelle Kirton-Roberts A free wildlife:" Morale, Morality and Moravianism in Trinidad, 1885-1935
2022 Laurence Libin John Clemm, David Tannenberg, and the Moravians’ Role in Establishing Keyboard Manufacture in America
2021 Scott Paul Gordon Made in Christian's Spring: A Story of the American Revolution
2020 Jenna M. Gibbs Conversion and Conflict: Christian Ignatius Latrobe Visits South Africa, 1807 - 1816
2019 Jeffrey Gemmell Moravian Music of a Particular Time and Place: The Lititz Anthems of Johannes Herbst
2018 Craig D. Atwood The Creation of the Modern Moravian Unity in 1957
2017 Natasha Lightfoot The Complexities of Moravian Archives of the 19th Century West Indies: Gender and the Limits of Freedom in Post-Slavery Antigua
2016 Paul Peucker A Family of Love: Another Look at the General Economy and the Beginnings of Bethlehem
2015 Otto Dreydoppel Nazareth in 1857: From Moravian Community to Pennsylvania Borough
2014 Katherine M. Faull Visualizing History: The (Hidden) Work of Moravian Women Missionaries in Colonial Pennsylvania
2013 Jeffrey Long The Ephrata Tract: History of the Home of the Moravian Historical Society
2012 Scott Paul Gordon Glad Passivity: Mary Penry of Lititz and the Making of Moravian Women
2011 Riddick Weber ’European Eyesing’ 18th Century North American Moravians: Problems with Applying European Understandings to North American Experience
2010 Katherine Carte Engel Moravians in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
2009 Rachel Wheeler Mohicans and Missionaries in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast
2008 David Freeman A Monumental History: Historic Sites Commemorated by the Moravian Historical Society
2007 Susan Dreydoppel Looking Backward, Moving Forward: 150 Years of the Moravian Historical Society
2006 Nola Reed Knouse Moravian Music: Introduction, Theme, and Variations
2005 Mark A. Turdo Shaking the Faith: The Gnadenhütten Attack, 1755 and 2005
2004 Elizabeth A. Sommer Fashion Passion: The Rhetoric of Dress in 18th Century Moravian Communities
2003 C. Daniel Crews The Writing of With Courage for the Future: The History of the History
2002 David A. Schattschneider A 250-Year-Old Mystery: The Disappearance of J.C. Erhardt in Labrador
2001 Larry Leon Hamlin Popa C.W. Brown and the Black Moravians (play performed)
2000 Craig D. Atwood Understanding Zinzendorf's Blood and Wounds Theology
1999 Katherine M. Faull Relating Sisters’ Lives: Moravian Women's Writings from 18th Century America
1998 Jon F. Sensbach Race and the early Moravian Church: A comparative perspective
1997 Paul Peucker Heerendijk - Link in The Moravian Network: Moravian Colonists Destined for Pennsylvania.
1996 Daniel B. Thorp New Wine in Old Bottles: Cultural Persistence Among Non-White Converts to The Moravian Church.
1995 Aaron Fogleman Moravian Immigration and Settlement in British North America, 1734–1775.
1994 Roger Martin John Ockershausen's Ockbrook Diary: The First Three Years of a Derbyshire Moravian Community 1750–1753.
1993 Samuel R. Zeiser Moravians And Lutherans: Getting Beyond the Zinzendorf-Muhlenberg Impasse.
1992 Beverly Prior Smaby Forming The Single Sisters’ Choir in Bethlehem.
1991 C. Daniel Crews Through the Labyrinth: A Prelude to the Comenius Anniversary of 1992.
1990 Vernon Nelson Peter Boehler's Reminiscences of the Beginnings of Nazareth and Bethlehem.
1989 Albert H. Frank Spiritual Life in Schönbrunn Village.
1988 Lawrence Hartzell Joshua, Jr.: Moravian Indian Musician.
1987 Mervin Weidner The Twentieth Century Frontiers of Moravian Church Expansion: The Moravian Church in America, (Northern Province) 1936 - 1986.
1986 Edwin A. Sawyer The Waldensian Influence on The Moravian Church.
1985 James Henkelman The Development of The Alaska Moravian Church 1885 - 1985.
1984 Murray L. Wagner Petr Chelčický: A Free Church Separatist.
1983 Earl R. Shay Martin Hauser: the Old Pioneer of the New Purchase
1982 David A. Schattschneider Moravians in the Midwest—1850 To 1900: A New Appreciation
1981 Helmut Lehman Moravians in New England in 18th Century
1980 Werner G. Marx The Moravians in Honduras, The First Fifty Years
1979 James D. Nelson Wesley and the Moravians
1978 Richard D. Claypool, Robert E. Steelman Moravian Musical Life as Reflected in the Music Collections in the Moravian Archives
1977 Albert H. Frank Georg Neisser, an Early Moravian Historian
1976 John R. Weinlick The Moravians and the Revolution: An Overview
1975 Donald J. Lineback Heinrich Miller, An Exceptional Moravian
1974 W. Ross Yates The Period of Questioning, 1850-1876
1973 Henry L. Williams A Changing Church, the Moravian Church Seen Through Its Periodicals
1972 John F. Morman Ohio, the End of an Era
1971 David A. Schattschneider The Mission Philosophy of Zinzendorf and Spangenberg
1971 Kenneth G. Hamilton After 200 Years in Labrador
1970 Jaroslav Pelikan Comenius in Ecumenical Perspective
1969 Walser H. Allen Bicentennial History of the Widow's Society of Bethlehem
1968 Winfred Kohls (read by John R. Weinlick) Sarepta, Moravian Settlement in Russia
1967 Mrs. Thomas J. Butterfield History of education in Bethlehem, PA
1966 Kenneth G. Hamilton Salem in Wachovia and the Genius of the Moravians as Colonizers
1965 Vernon Nelson Samuel Isles, First Moravian Missionary on Antiqua
1964 Richmond E. Myers Moravians and the Civil War
1963 Allan W. Schattschneider A History of the Moravian Church at New Dorp, Staten Island, N.Y.
1962 Clarence E. Clewell Two Hundred Years of History of the Moravian Church at Schoeneck
1961 Henry L. Williams Our Moravian Hymnal and How We Got It
1960 Edwin W. Kortz The Liturgical Development of the American Moravian Church
1960 John Fliegel The Influence of Zinzendorf on the Present-Day Moravian Church
1959 Samuel V. Gapp Philip H. Gapp, Home Missionary
1958 Edwin A. Sawyer Religious Enthusiasm in the Early Bethlehem and Nazareth Settlements
1957 Heinz Motel The Relation of the Old and Renewed Moravian Church to the Reformation
1956 Ann Hark A Moravian Colonial Incident
1955 John H. Weinlick The Moravian Diaspora
1954 Vernon W. Couillard Glimpses of the Life, Spiritual Experiences, Work and Beliefs of John Cennick, Methodist - Moravian (1718 - 1755)
1953 John H. Weinlick The Moravian Diaspora
1952 Kenneth G. Hamilton The Office of the Bishop in the Renewed Moravian Church
1951 Herbert H. Beck William Henry, Patriot, Master Gunsmith, Progenitor of the Steamboat
1950 Mabel Haller Facets of Early Moravian Education
1949 A. O. Danneberger The Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, Central America - Its political, economic, and religious conditions
1948 (No speaker)
1947 Richmond E Myers Moravian Mission Work on the Susquehanna
1946 Henry A. Kuehl The Beginnings and Development of the Moravian Settlement of Emmaus, Pennsylvania
1945 Garth A. Howland An Architectural History of the Moravian Church of Bethlehem, Penna
1944 John R. MacNicol Fairfield and New Fairfield, Kent County Ontario; Restoration Program
1943 Garth A. Howland The Early Appearances of the Moravian Buildings on Church Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1942 Paul T. Warner History of the First Moravian Church, Philadelphia, Penna., 1742*1942
1941 John Joseph Stoudt Count Zinzendorf and the Pennsylvania Congregation of God in the Spirit
1940 Amos A. Ettinger Nazareth, An American Theocracy
1939 Kenneth G. Hamilton Bishop John Ettwein and Missionary Activity among the Northern American Indians
1938 Hans T. David Musical Life in the Pennsylvania Settlements of the Moravians
1937 David Sanders Clark The Moravian Mission of Pilgerruh
1936 Albert G. Rau The Autobiography of John Christopher Pyrlaeus
1935 Herbert H. Beck Town Regulations of Lititz in 1759
1934 Adelaide Fries Early Hymns and Customs
1933 Albert G. Rau Some Further Notes on Early Moravian Music in North America
1932 R. R. Hillman Old Dansbury
1931 Albert G. Rau Christian Frederick Post and Colonial Politics, 1755-1763
1930 J. Taylor Hamilton Moravian Undertakings at Oley, PA
1929 J. Taylor Hamilton The Contacts of the Moravians with the Iroquois League
1928 H. J. Steele Penn Heir Case
1927 Bishop Hamilton Facts Leading up to August 13, 1727
1926 Henry F. Marx The Moravians in Northampton County
1926 W. H. Vogler (read by G. F. Bahnson) The Old Mulberry Tree
1925 John Baer Settlement of the Walloons on Manhattan Island in 1624
1925 Paul E. Beck David Tanneberger
1924 J. Taylor Hamilton Recognition of the Moravian Church as an Ancient Protestant Episcopal Church by Act of the Parliament of Great Britain in 1749
1923 Adelaide Fries The Life and Work of Anna Nitschmann
1922 J. E. Weinland The Story of the Gospel by the Beautiful Spring
1921 J. Max Hark The Beginnings of Moravian Work in Lancaster, PA
1921 Robert Rau (read by Albert G. Rau) The Physicians of Early Bethlehem
1921 Robert Rau (read by Eugene. A. Rau) The Pharmacists of Early Bethlehem
1921 W. H. Vogler Museum Values
1920 Clara A. Beck An Honest Effort to Save Pennsylvania from the Moravians
1920 H. B. Marx The Winning of a Bride by King Srong-Bsan-Sgam-Po
1920 T. M. Rights Into the Indian Territory in 1870
1919 Adelaide Fries To Answer the Call: the Voyage of Rev. Lewis David deSchweinitz and His Bride to the United States
1919 J. Taylor Hamilton John Antes, a Pioneer American Missionary of the Eighteenth Century in Egypt
1918 Albert G. Rau Music of the Moravian Church
1918 J. Upton Myers The Social Evolution of Old Bethlehem
1917 J. Upton Myers The Growth of the Social Order in Bethlehem
1916 R. E. Shields The Hope Female Seminary
1915 W. E. Doster Glimpses of Old Bethlehem
1914 A. D Thaeler Bohemia and the Brethren in Bohemia
1914 Albert L. Oerter Closing of the Single Brethren's Economy at Christian Spring in 1796
1913 Abraham R. Beck Diary of Catherine Fritsch, Resident in Lititz Sisters’ House
1913 Albert L. Oerter A Quiet Corner During the Revolution, 1775-1783
1913 Harry E. Stocker The Moravian Mission Among the Indians on the White River in Indiana
1912 M. W. Leibert A Sketch of the Origin and the Early History of the Moravian Church in New York
1911 H. A. Jacobson Reminisces of Sixty Years Ago
1911 H. A. Jacobson The Nazareth Market House and Engine House
1910 Edward T. Kluge Lewis Ferdinand Lambert
1910 H. A. Jacobson The Walking Purchase
1910 H. H. Hacker A Few Notes on the Early Moravian Schools in Pennsylvania, and on the First Boarding School in Nazareth Hall
1909 Albert G. Rau Some Notes Concerning Trades and Industries in Bethlehem
1909 Paul de Schweinitz The Evangelical Union of the Bohemian and Moravian Brethren in Texas
1908 Edward T. Kluge An Excursion to Bethlehem and Nazareth in 1799
1908 Joseph A. Rice A Sketch of the Newspapers of Bethlehem, with a Brief Account of the Printing Offices and Book Binderies
1907 Albert G. Rau Historical Sketch of the Whitefield House
1907 Henry A. Jacobson History of the Moravian Historical Society from 1857 to 1907
1906 Abraham R. Beck Some Random Extracts from the Diaries and Minutes of the Committee of Temporal Affairs of the Lititz Moravian Congregation
1906 Albert G. Rau Fire Protection and Fire Departments in Bethlehem
1906 J. W. Jordan Franklin's Moravian Friend (James Hutton)
1905 Edward T. Kluge Extracts from Ledger A of the Philadelphia Congregation, 1785 - 1833
1905 Isaac Huntting The Last of the Pequots
1905 Robert Rau Shecomeco
1904 Edward T. Kluge Nazareth Hall: the Laying of the Cornerstone, May 3, 1755, and Various Items Connected with the Erection of the Building, Together with Reminiscences of an Old Hall Boy of 1835 and Later
1904 Robert Rau Chronicles of the Moravian Congregation at Donegal, PA
1903 Edward T. Kluge The Graveyard at Nazareth and some of the Most Noted Persons Interred There
1903 H. A. Jacobson Brief Sketch of the Indian Settlement at Nain
1902 Edward T. Kluge The Moravian Graveyards at Nazareth
1902 Edward T. Kluge When and Under What Circumstances the Moravian Historical Society was Called into Existence
1902 Henry T. Clauder The Early Missions of the Moravian Church Among the Cherokee Indians in Northern Georgia
1901 Albert G. Rau Humorous Reminiscences of Bethlehem and Nazareth
1901 C. A. Haehnle Account of the March of Napoleon's Army through Ebersdorf, Germany, October 6 to 14, 1806
1901 Edward T. Kluge Something About Trombones and Trombonists
1900 Eugene Leibert Wechquetank
1900 John M. Levering A Century Ago
1900 Robert Rau A Brief Chapter on Ancestor Worship
1899 Eugene Leibert Some Occurrences in the Official Circle at Herrnhut in 1760
1898 Eugene Leibert Extracts from the Diary of the Moravian Church at Lititz, PA, Relating to the Revolutionary War
1898 J. M. Levering The Beginning and the End of the Single Brethren's House at Bethlehem, PA
1898 J. Taylor Hamilton The Continuity of the Unitas Fratrum
1897 Eugene Leibert The Surprise and Massacre at Frederic Hoeth's Plantation, in 1755, and the Subsequent Fortunes of His Daughter Mariana
1897 J. M. Levering (read by J. Taylor Hamilton) Notes on the Family of William Parsons, the Father of Easton, Together With Some Related Matter
1897 John W. Jordan (read by M. W. Leibert) Harvesting under Difficulties on the Barony of Nazareth in 1746
1897 W. H. Jordan (read by Paul de Schweinitz) Reminiscences of the Old First Moravian Church of Philadelphia and Some of its Members
1896 Eugene Leibert Three Moravian Weddings
1896 J. M. Levering Our Name
1896 Robert Rau Some Notes on the Erection of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem
1895 Henry A. Jacobson Journey of Brother Schnall from Nazareth, PA to Fairfield Canada, in the year 1801
1895 J. M. Levering Some Notes on the first Missionary Society in America - the Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, founded August 19, and fully organized November 28th, 1745
1895 J. Taylor Hamilton Sketch of the Moravian Church in Camden Valley, New York
1894 J. Taylor Hamilton Autobiography of Bernhard Adam Grube
1894 John W. Jordan Extracts from the Diary of the Lancaster Congregation
1893 Eugene Leibert The Sesqui-centennial of the Whitefield House
1893 James Henry Our History an Inheritance
1892 Helen Bell Sermon by the Bishop Lodi, delivered before the Sentence of John Hus was Carried out
1892 J. Taylor Hamilton The Work of Moravian Evangelists among the Swedes in New Jersey during the Eighteenth Century
1892 William Henry Rice Four Hundred Miles Overland for a Bride
1891 Henry A. Jacobson Christmas at Bethlehem
1891 James Henry The Malin Library
1891 John W. Jordan An Old Letter of 1766
1890 Henry A. Jacobson Flight and Dispersion of the Missionaries from Fairfield, Canada
1890 Robert de Schweinitz Another Fragment from the Diary of Rev. Lewis David de Schweinitz During his Voyage to America in 1812
1889 Henry A. Jacobson Attempts to Establish a Mission Among the Chippeway Indians in Canada, from 1800 to 1807 (by Christian Henry Denke and John Schnall)
1889 James Henry Eminent Moravian Women of the Olden Time
1889 John W. Jordan Lewis Weiss
1889 Robert de Schweinitz Extract from the Diary of Rev. Lewis David de Schweinitz, Describing a Voyage from Holland to America during the Thrilling Times of the War of 1812
1888 Henry A. Jacobson Diary of the Journey of Christian Froehlich and the Negro Andrew among the Negroes of New Jersey, New York, Long Island, and Brunswick in November and December, 1748
1888 James Henry Music at Nazareth
1888 John W. Jordan Biographical Sketch of Edward Evans
1887 Abraham S. Schropp James Burnside, Planter, Evangelist, and Politician
1887 Edward T. Kluge Nazareth Hall and its Steeple
1887 James Henry The Children of the Nursery
1886 James Henry The First Moravian Cemetery at Nazareth
1886 John W. Jordan Historical Sketch of the Moravian Settlement at Broad Bay, Maine
1886 Robert Rau Frederica Miskau, the Recluse of Gnadenhütten on the Mahoning
1885 John W. Jordan A History of the Vessels Engaged in Transporting Colonists for the Moravian Settlements Between 1742 and 1767
1884 James Henry Memoir of Bishop Christian Gottlieb Hueffel
1884 John W. Jordan The Life of Mary Allen
1883 Henry A. Jacobson The Brethren's House at Nazareth
1883 John W. Jordan The Lehigh Ferry at Bethlehem
1882 Henry A. Jacobson Sketch of the History of the Moravian Historical Society during the Past Twenty-Five Years
1882 James Henry General Retrospect of the Moravian Historical Society's Transactions since its Organization
1882 John W. Jordan Biographical Sketch of John Henry Miller, Printer and Member of the Brethren's Church at Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War
1881 Henry A. Jacobson Narrative of the General Synod of 1789
1881 J. Max Hark Arrest and Trial of our Missionaries Among the Indians of New England in June 1743, as Narrated by John Christopher Pyrlaeus
1881 James Henry Some Additions to the History of the Rose Tavern and the Neighboring Settlements
1880 J. Max Hark Historical Sketch of the Mission and Indian Village at Meniolagomeka
1880 James Henry Impressions Made on Distinguished Visitors at Nazareth during its Early Days
1880 John W. Jordan Moravian Washhouses
1879 Henry A. Jacobson Translation of the Diary of a Company of Brethren Journeying from St. Petersburg to Sarepta, Russia, in January, 1790
1879 James Henry Government of the Moravian Village during the Exclusive System
1878 Henry A. Jacobson Diary of the Brethren Cammerhof and Gottlieb Petzold on their Journey to Wechquadnach and Pachgatgoch, from February 28 to March 11, 1749, A. A. Reinke - Selections from Shewkirk's Diary at New York during the Revolutionary Times
1878 J. Max Hark Extracts from the Minutes of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Heathen, Bethlehem, 1795
1878 James Henry The Historical Element in Moravian Writings
1877 Henry A. Jacobson Notes on the Condition of Nazareth, Christian's Spring and Friedensthal during the Revolution
1877 Henry A. Jacobson Brief Abstract of the Minutes of the Moravian Historical Society since its Organization Twenty Years Ago
1877 James Henry Reminiscences of Revolutionary Times, with Reference to the Settlements of Bethlehem and Nazareth
1877 John W. Jordan Historical Sketch of the Use of Trombones in the American Congregations during the last Century
1876 Henry A. Jacobson Christian Henry Rauch's Journey to the Mohawk Indians
1876 Henry A. Jacobson Poem Composed by Bro. Gregor for his daughter on the Occasion of her Birthday
1876 James Henry Extracts of Letters of Bishop Cammerhof Relating to Early Times at Nazareth
1876 John W. Jordan Historical Fragments Relating to the Church at Lebanon, or Hebron
1876 William Henry Rice The Zauchtenthal Ivy. Record of the Planting of the Ivy at the Northwestern Gable of the Whitefield House
1875 Henry A. Jacobson The Sisters’ House at Nazareth, Second Paper
1875 James Henry The Sisters’ House at Nazareth, First Paper
1875 John W. Jordan The Secession of Three Members and their Families from the Church in Philadelphia
1874 Henry A. Jacobson Report of a Visitation by Charles Gotthold Reichel to Wyoming and Several Other Places in Luzerne County, in 1791
1874 James Henry Account of the Organization of Nazareth Hall in 1785
1874 William C. Reichel The Life of David Nitschmann, Wagonwright, Known as the Founder of Bethlehem
1873 Henry A. Jacobson Extracts from Heckewelder's Diary of a Visit to Petquotting in 1789
1873 James Henry The Visit of the Chiefs of the Six Nations to Nazareth in 1792
1872 James Henry Moravian Manuscript Literature
1871 William C. Reichel Disjecta Membra, Being a Fragmentary History of the Ephrata House
1870 (No speaker)
1869 Edmund de Schweinitz Protestation of Reformed and Lutheran Churches of Philadelphia Against the Moravians, 1742
1869 Eugene Leibert Extracts from the Diary of Bethlehem, 1742
1868 James Henry Life in a Moravian Village in the Olden Time (Nazareth Being the Type)
1868 John C. Brickenstein Extracts from the Diary of Bethlehem
1868 Louis R. Huebener Extracts from the Diary of the Lititz Brethren's House
1867 James Henry History of Christian's Spring
1866 (No speaker)
1865 James Henry Moravian Sermons
1865 John C. Brickenstein The Old Graveyard at Nazareth
1864 Edmund de Schweinitz David Zeisberger (Second Paper)
1864 John C. Brickenstein The Second Sea Congregation
1863 Charles F. Kluge History of Hope, NJ
1863 Edmund de Schweinitz David Zeisberger (First Paper)
1863 John C. Brickenstein The First Sea Congregation
1862 John C. Brickenstein Additional Extracts from the Diary of Nazareth, 1746
1861 James Henry Moravian Vespers
1861 John C. Brickenstein Extracts from the Diary of Nazareth, 1745 and 1746
1860 James Henry The Deep Foundations of Early Moravianism
1859 (No speaker)
1858 James Henry The Ephrata House
1857 H. A. Brickenstein Peter Boehler's Oak-Tree


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