Bethlehem, PA: Sun Inn

The list of famous guests who visited the Historic Sun Inn in Bethlehem in the 18th century reads like a “Who’s Who” of the American Revolution — George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton and Ethan Allen. Read more: here

Franklin’s Grave Site, Over Time

I see why I didn’t notice the plaque about Francis till yesterday – it wasn’t there till recently. I would appreciate actual facts, but here are photos of the gravesite at various times. Clicking and opening each image will display it full-sized. I consider Find A Grave photos more reliable than others, and photos I …

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Mileposts in Bethlehem

A nice report on the Mileposts near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is online at Here is an excerpt: I was reminded of all this today when we went on a hunt in Woodbury and Bethlehem for Benjamin Franklin milestones. My wife is working on a research project regarding these mile markers, which were first set up …

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