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Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

"Bethlehem, or Bethlem, a post-township of Litchfield county, Connecticut, 30 miles N. W. from New Haven. Population, 815."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

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  • 1734 - Bethlehem was settled

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ bethlehem/

  • 1754 - (Bethlehem) The BELLAMY-FERRIDAY HOUSE was built for the Reverend Joseph Bellamy
    It is the site of the first theological seminary in the United States.
    www.ci.bethlehem.ct.us/ obhsi.htm

  • 1787 - Bethlehem, CT incorporated as "Bethlem"

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ bethlehem/

  • 1819 - Bethlem
    Bethlem is a small elevated interior post township, 38 miles from Hartford, and 33 from New-Haven; bounded on the north by Litchfield, on the east by ...Read MORE...


  • 1886-87 - (Bethlehem) The Arch Bridge was built over Wood Creek which flows into the Weekeepeemee River. The bridge cost $1050.00.

    www.ci.bethlehem.ct.us/ obhsi.htm

  • Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA
    The Federated Church of Bethlehem, Conn. - Founded in 1739
  • News 1910 - He Voted Wrong in '56; Has Never Shaved Again
    Bethlehem, Ct., Aug. 18. - Cornelius C. Parmelee, who is dead at the age of 80, was a staunch supporter of of John C. Fremont for president back in '5...Read MORE...


  • Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street (1912)
  • 1916
    Bethlehem, a post-township (town) of Litchfield co., Conn., about 30 miles NW. of New Haven. Pop. in 1900, 578.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

  • 1924 - Bethlehem Fair
    The Bethlehem Fair was established in 1924.

  • News 1930 - Trousers Save Life
    BETHLEHEM, Conn., July 25. - Homer Somers owes his life to two pairs of pants. Homer wore double trousers when he went wood-chopping to protect his li...Read MORE...


  • Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA
    Regina Laudis O.S.B., Bethlehem, Conn.

    "The Abbey of Regina Laudis, founded in 1947 in Bethlehem, Connecticut, U.S.A., is a community of contemplative Benedictine women dedicated to the praise of God through prayer and work..."... Read MORE...



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