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Local History at the Bethlehem Area Public Library

Bethlehem Area Public Library is a great place to learn more about the rich and diverse history of our city, region and people. BAPL's Local History pages provide convenient online access to historical content from a variety of sources.

Check out the newest addition to BAPL's online local history resources. The WW II Article Index is a great way to dig into the past, today!

WWII History Comes ALive at BAPL

Research your home's history at BAPL

Research the story of your home with some hands-on investigation time in our Bethlehem Room. Find out when it was built, who lived there in the past and if your house is historically significant. Jump-start your research by downloading this PDF House Research Guide prepared by Bethlehem’s North by Northwest Neighborhood Initiative.

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