Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 18, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKERA proposal by Whitehall Township Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. includes the purchase of this historic 1752 home of Revolutionary War hero John Jacob Mickley Jr., who rode his wagon in a caravan in 1772 to transport the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Bethlehem.

Township eyes a piece of history

By AL RECKER in Local News

Whitehall Township may be interested in adding to its portfolio of historic acquisitions the John Jacob Mickley Jr. Homestead, which has ties to the Revolutionary War and the Liberty Bell in the 1770s.

Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. said he...