That, plus the Moravian fondness for documenting everything, gives Salem its claim to the first-ever Fourth of July celebration.
Moravian settlers in NC were the first Americans to officially celebrate the 4th of July.
Take, for instance, the following scene, as described with great naïveté by one of the Moravian missionaries.
A like meteor was observed at Greenland by the Moravian brothers in 1799.
In 1815 he went with his family to Sarepta, where he joined the Moravian community and again became strongly orthodox.
For that judgment Moravian writers have largely been to blame.
Yesterday we had the pleasure of seeing the Moravian mills in New Jersey.
What position, he asked, would a Moravian Bishop occupy in an English colony?
Here and there other non-resistant groups such as the Hutterites and the Moravian Brethren continued.
In this way he drew the outlines of the Moravian Church Constitution.