Gemeinhaus-Lewis David De Schweinitz Residence

Also known as: Moravian Museum
W. Church St., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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Description 

The Gemeinhaus was the birthplace and later long-time home of Lewis David de Schweinitz (1780-1834), a Moravian minister and naturalist who in the early 19th century made significant contributions to botany. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 15, 1975

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1975
Reference number
75001658
Architectural style
Other architectural type; German-Moravian log
Areas of significance
Science; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Church related residence
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1780; 1834

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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