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Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Unknown Soldier

 
 
The Unknown Soldier Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. The Unknown Soldier Plaque
Inscription. Within this crypt rests the bones of an unknown soldier in the war for Independence. He was one of more than five hundred men who died in the hospital here at Bethlehem, and was buried on this hill side.
 
Erected 1931 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission The City of Bethlehem The Valley Forge S.A.R. and The Bethlehem Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.24′ N, 75° 23.128′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and West Market Street, on the right when traveling north on 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dye House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Luckenbach Mill (about 600 feet away); Butchery (about 600 feet away); Miller's House (about 600 feet away); Springhouse (about 600 feet away); Tawery (about 700 feet away); Bark Shed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oil Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
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Wide view of The Unknown Soldier Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of The Unknown Soldier Plaque
located atop the hillside of mass burial site
for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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