Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Welcome to Easton!
Karl Stirner Arts Trail
City of Easton, Pennsylvania
Easton is a City with a rich heritage as an industrial, educational, and cultural center of the community. From the various mills that once operated along the City's three waterways, to world-renowned Lafayette College, to the many arts and cultural venues that today draw hundreds of thousands of visitors per year, Easton has long been a place for industrious and creative people to come together.
As one of the pioneers of Easton's arts community, Karl Stirner worked tireless for over 25 years mentoring and drawing young artists to lie and work in the City. Himself an internationally respected sculptor, Karl laid the foundation upon which Easton's arts community has been built. Today, Easton's strong and diverse creative economy is playing a lead role in forming the future of the City.
Name in tribute to Karl's legacy, the Karl Stirner Arts Trail extends from the Delaware River, through Easton's historic downtown, and along the banks of the Bushkill Creek, celebrating our community's industrial past and the natural beauty of our waterways, while also showcasing various works of art from local, as well as national and
Erected by City of Easton, Pennsylvania.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Easton, Karl Stirner Arts Trail series list.
Location. 40° 41.468′ N, 75° 12.305′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Larry Holmes Drive (Route 611) just south of Northampton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 Larry Holmes Dr, 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. Connecting Communities Across the Delaware River (within shouting distance of this marker); Northampton Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus Statue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Martin's Ferry (about 500 feet away); 1753 Bachmann Publick House (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Riegel Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Square Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away in New Jersey); Dr. Florence Seibert (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
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