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Bethlehem (Images of America) by Carol Ann Brown PDF

By Carol Ann Brown

ISBN-10: 0738565164

ISBN-13: 9780738565163

ISBN-10: 1531642640

ISBN-13: 9781531642648

Settled in 1734, Bethlehem is a standard Litchfield hill city and keeps a lot of its rural allure. round its eco-friendly are an outdated put up tavern on the Woodward apartment, ancient church buildings, and the Bellamy-Ferriday condominium and backyard. Rev. Joseph Bellamy got here to Bethlehem in 1738 and stayed to set up the 1st theological college within the kingdom, instructing Aaron Burr, James Morris, and later John C. Calhoun. In 1938, postmaster Earl Johnson designed a rubber stamp to embellish playing cards despatched from the put up place of work hooked up to his family's common shop. this primary cachet turned an annual venture and validated Bethlehem as "the Christmas town." In 1946, Benedictine nuns got here to stick with artist Lauren Ford whereas setting up the Abbey of Regina Laudis in a manufacturing unit donated by way of neighborhood businessman Robert leather-based. each September for the final eighty five years, the Bethlehem reasonable has welcomed greater than 60,000 humans to apple pies and horse attracts at its scenic fairgrounds.

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