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Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Northampton County

 
 
Northampton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Northampton County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 11, 1752 out of Bucks County. Named for Northamptonshire in England. Easton, county seat, was incorporated in 1789. County is noted as a leading center for the steel industry and for cement and slate production.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 41.274′ N, 75° 12.35′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on South Delaware Drive (Pennsylvania Route 611) mile east of Smith Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mid-Atlantic Highlands (about 300 feet away); David Martin's Ferry (about 700 feet away); Samuel Phillippe (approx. mile away); Lander-Stewart Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); Presbyterian Manse (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); Phillipsburg & South Main Street (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); S.A. Comstock Building (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Easton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this
Northampton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Northampton County Marker
marker. Bucks County Marker.
 
Also see . . .  Northampton County Government: Northampton County Celebrates 250 Years!. (Submitted on April 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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