By Nicole Radzievich
This article originally appeared in the November 24, 2017, edition of The Morning Call; photography, courtesy Addison George/Special to The Morning Call
Many communities can probably boast that Abraham Lincoln once slept there.
But how many can claim a connection to his death bed? Bethlehem can — or at least to the bed’s owner.
After the bullet hit Lincoln at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C, he was taken to the nearby home of William Petersen where the president spent his final hours on a spare bed.