In 1803 Jacob Ehrenhardt, Jr. built this stone, Federal-style home for his wife Susanna and their four daughters, Barbara, Anna Marie, Anna Eleonora and Suzanna. At that time it was located near the Moravian Church, surrounded by crop fields, the South Mountain and a stream nearby on a plot of land owned by his father, Jacob Ehrenhardt Sr. Read more about the history of the 1803 House...
Take a Tour...
step inside and go back in time to the early 1800's after the Moravians had settled in Emmaus. The house preserves the architecture of the Moravian culture of Colonial Pennsylvania and illustrates the lifestyle of Colonial America. This beautiful renovated "time capsule" of the past is a vital link to our heritage and one of the oldest structures in the borough of Emmaus.
Located: 55 South Keystone Avenue, Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Managed by: The Friends of the 1803 House
Our Mission: To help preserve and maintain the 1803 House, as a museums for the community.
Help us: to preserve a part of Emmaus History...Become a Member!
History Expo 2105 at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum...March 28th from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Emmaus Farmers Market...the 1st Sunday of each month during April through November from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Emmaus Public Library's 75th Anniversary Celebration...May 11th through May 16th [events and times to be announced soon]
Emmaus Community Day...June 21, 2015 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
"A Very Merrie Halloween"...October 3rd from 10:00am to 4:00pm
"Old Fashioned Christmas at the 1803 House"...December 5th, times to be announced soon
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places