Bethlehem Historic District Association
Protecting the historical character of our neighborhood and high quality of life.
The mission of the Bethlehem Historic District Association is to protect the historical character of our neighborhood and high quality-of-life by:
Supporting the preservation and restoration of original architectural features
Offering programs that support safety and community beautification
Hosting events that encourage a greater community bond among neighbors
Promoting cultural and civic engagement for residents that live within the District and beyond
Special Events & Current News:
Historic Bethlehem Antique Treasure Show
Curious about the carnival glass vase you got from your great Aunt? How about the cast iron firetruck you found in your basement? Mysteries no more! Unravel the mystery with our team of expert appraisers at the Antique Treasure Show, presented by Historic Bethlehem...
Musikfest Parking Permit
Big Thank You to Emily Schenkel for agreeing to help again this year with the Musikfest Parking. The City of Bethlehem has allowed BHDA to close High Street from Market to Wall Streets. Only cars with permits may park in that area during the festival. Click here...
Burnside You Point, We Pick
You Point, We Pick at Burnside Colonial Garden! The Colonial Garden at Burnside Plantation will soon is bursting with organically grown vegetables, herbs, and flowers now available to all visitors! You can point out something you'd like to take home, and our...
Candles in Windows
TRADITIONAL WHITE LIGHTS AND CANDLES IN THE WINDOWS For those that have lived in the Historic District for the holiday season, you are aware that residents decorate their homes with white lights and candles in the windows. For those new to the neighborhood, the...
Holiday Decorating Contest from 2020- Click to see the winners
We had some fun, decorating the Neighborhood on Saturday, December 12, 2020 The contest was open to all residents of Bethlehem’s Historic District. Although all of the decorations were wonderful, the judges have selected the following winners: Best Door...
Bees in Your Garden
by Sheri Murphy Plant a garden and they will come—honey bees, bumble bees, and solitary bees. All bees are pollinators. Unfortunately, their numbers have decreased in recent years due to Colony Collapse Disorder, habitat loss, pollution, pesticides, and climate...