Lafayette

Lafayette (HMHUR)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18018 Northampton County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 37.278', W 75° 22.912'

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Here stood the George Frederick Beckel house, 1762-1872, famed as the place where General Lafayette convalesced from a leg wound suffered at the Battle of Brandywine, 1777. Beckel was then superintendent of the community farm here in Bethlehem.
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HM NumberHMHUR
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 467701 N 4496789
Decimal Degrees40.62130000, -75.38186667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.278', W 75° 22.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 16.68" N, 75° 22' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)267, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 516-538 Main St, Bethlehem PA 18018, US
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