Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erection begun, 1758; enlarged and altered in 19th century. Considered one of the best inns of its time. Here many notable patriots and military leaders of the Revolutionary War period were entertained.
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 37.312′ N, 75° 22.911′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about 150 feet south of the intersection of Main and Broad Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 Main Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Heckewelder House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Horsfield House (about 600 feet away); Pulaski's Banner (about 700 feet away); Miller's House (about 700 feet away); Luckenbach Mill (about 700 feet away); First House of Moravian Settlement (about 700 feet away); Dye House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Sun Inn. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Photo of Sun Inn Before Restoration. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.