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

Easton

 
 
Easton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Easton Marker
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. 40° 42.804′ N, 75° 11.749′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on North Delaware Drive (U.S. 611) 0.3 miles north of Taylor Ave, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Easton (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); Sullivan Campaign (approx. one mile away); Dr. Florence Seibert (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Presbyterian Manse (approx. 1.6 miles away in New Jersey); Winter & Co. (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Lafayette College Founding (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Easton - Behind the Marker
Wide-angle view of Easton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide-angle view of Easton Marker
Located along the banks of the Delaware River
. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Easton, PA - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 27, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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