Bethesda, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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Bethesda is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

History

A post office called Bethesda was established in 1857, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904. The community was named after the Pool of Bethesda, a place mentioned in the Bible.

Coordinates: 39°50′45″N 76°18′14″W / 39.84583°N 76.30389°W / 39.84583; -76.30389


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