“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Wide view of the Easton Marker [Missing] image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Wide view of the Easton Marker [Missing]
Inscription. Key center of travel, trade and industry at the Forks of the Delaware since the days of the Indian. Laid out in 1752 by William Parsons. Site of several Indian peace councils. The home of Lafayette College.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 42.349′ N, 75° 12.702′ W. Marker was in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker was on Knox Avenue just west of Sullivan Trail, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Easton PA 18040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Sullivan Campaign (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Florence Seibert (approx. 0.9 miles away); Millionaire's Row (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. one mile away); Worshipping, Learning, Healing, Peacemaking (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Easton (approx. one mile away); Lafayette College Founding (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
More about this marker. The remaining post and frame have been painted silver from the traditional blue.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
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