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

Northampton County

 
 
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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 11, 1738.
 
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) ¼ mile east of Smith Avenue, on the right when traveling north. 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. 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); Phoenix Hose Company (approx.
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By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Northampton County Marker
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0.2 miles away); Welcome to Easton! (approx. ¼ mile away); Samuel Phillippe (approx. ¼ mile away); 1753 Bachmann Publick House (approx. ¼ mile away); Connecting Communities Across the Delaware River (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Bucks County Marker.
 
Also see . . .  Northampton County Government: Northampton County Celebrates 250 Years!. (Submitted on April 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 701 times since then. Last updated on April 8, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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