About Bethabara

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  • Historic Bethabara Park is the 1753 site of the first Moravian Settlement in North Carolina.
  • Moravians are German Protestants who trace their origins to the Bohemian Priest, Jan Hus, martyred in 1415.
  • Historic Bethabara Park is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • The City of Winston-Salem is responsible for the annual administrative budget. The City’s Department of Recreation and Parks is responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds.
  • Historic Bethabara Park was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1999.
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 "It is to the remarkable foresight of the Moravians that we owe the survival of so much of their architecture. Within the limits of their materials they built well..."

Frank L. Horton

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