Bethlehem

Bethlehem is a city of nearly 72,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania – a city known for it’s rich colonial and industrial history. Today, Bethlehem is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance promising a future as bright as the city’s past. With a vibrant, historic downtown and a rejuvenated south-side entertainment area the City of Bethlehem stands poised to be a leader and model for other cities throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond.

Did you know?

-The Moravian Book Shop, which first opened in 1745, is the oldest, privately owned book store in the world.

-Bethlehem is sometimes called the “City of Festivals”. Home to over ten major festivals and 150 plus mini-festivals Bethlehem throughout the year is sure to have a “fest” that should interest you! Musikfest, the city’s largest festival, draws well over one million (1,000,000) patrons every year during it’s ten day music festival. 

-Bethlehem is home to both Lehigh University and Moravian College. Many police officers, including one on the Mounted Unit, lovingly call these institutions of higher learning their Alma-maters. 

 

Bethlehem Mounted Patrol 1930's

Bethlehem Mounted Patrol 1930’s

 

Interested in supporting the Mounted Police?
For more information, please contact the Mounted Unit at mountedpatrol@bethlehem-pa.gov.

Donations can be sent to:
Friends of the Bethlehem Mounted Police
P.O. Box 1314
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Your check can be made out to Friends of the Bethlehem Mounted Police. Now you can also send your donation via PayPal by using the button on our blog.

Thank you for your support!

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