Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark
one-hundredth anniversary of
the opening of the college
A primary reference point
for surveying, mapping and
planning the second century
of our progress
Erected 1932 by Lafayette College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is May 9, 1932.
Location. 40° 41.876′ N, 75° 12.509′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is just west of Pardee Hall, on the Lafayette College campus. 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. Astronomical Observatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette College Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alumni Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Lafayette College Gateway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Establishing a College at Easton (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Confluence of Campus and Community (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
Also see . . . Lafayette College. (Submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.