May 21, 2018

Marquis de Lafayette in Bethlehem

We are working on our interactive timeline of Bethlehem’s history and just added some info on the time Marquis de La Lafayette came to visit (in 1777). Check  this page for more information on Lafayette’s stay in Bethlehem and here for the full timeline (in progress).



Eleanor Barba’s painting depicting Lafayette at the Beckel House.

Gilbert du Motier Marquis de Lafayette, portrait by Joseph-Désiré Court

Historical Marker of the Beckel House, on 534 Main Street in Bethlehem.



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