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

Lafayette College Gateway

Class of MCMXXIX

 
 
Lafayette College Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
1. Lafayette College Gateway Marker
Inscription.  

The stones in this gateway
were taken from
Traill Green Observatory
the gift of
Doctor Traill Green
————————
Razed
1928

 
Erected by Lafayette College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features.
 
Location. 40° 41.742′ N, 75° 12.574′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street/College Avenue and Bushkill Drive, on the left when traveling north on 3rd Street/College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Establishing a College at Easton (here, next to this marker); The Confluence of Campus and Community (here, next to this marker); Lafayette College Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Easton's Electric Railway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sullivan's Campaign (about 700 feet
Lafayette College Gateway and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
2. Lafayette College Gateway and Marker
The start of a long walk uphill to campus
away); Lafayette (about 700 feet away); Astronomical Observatory (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Traill Green Bio at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lafayette College. (Submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Lafayette College Gateway Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
3. Lafayette College Gateway Survey Marker
Embedded in the Gateway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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