Jed will be discussing:
Often, people look at the deed to their Albany property and are surprised to find out that it used to be in the Town of Bethlehem. Historic Cherry Hill on Pearl Street, all of Whitehall Road and even the Buckingham area used to be in Bethlehem. Find out more during the presentation Albany and Bethlehem's Changing Boundary Line.
Susan Leath has been Bethlehem's historian since 2007. She is the author of three local history books and many, many blog posts. Click here to learn more about Susan Leath or click here to view her blog.
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