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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Easton, Pennsylvania

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1Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — • Edward E. "Hook" Mylin •
EDWARD E. "HOOK" MYLIN COACHED Lafayette for seven seasons (1937-42, 1946) and guided the Leopards to undefeated seasons in 1937 and 1940. What he accomplished in his first year at Lafayette is likely his greatest single achievement, earning . . . Map (db m136148) HM
2Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — • G. Herbert McCracken Gate •
G. HERBERT MCCRACKEN coached Lafayette for 12 seasons (1924-35) and guided the Leopards to the 1926 National Championship with a perfect 9-0 record. His place in football history will forever be known as the inventor of the huddle. As . . . Map (db m136146) HM
3Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — 1753 Bachmann Publick HouseTavern
"There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn." Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English Lexicographer and Author
. . . Map (db m157235) HM
4Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Alumni Memorial Plaza
Dedicated to Honor the Sons of Lafayette Fallen in Service to the United States of America September 16, 1989 Mexican War 1846 - 1848 James McKeen '41 Civil War 1861 - 1865 Edward S. Carrell '61 • Joseph Castles '59 • . . . Map (db m136173) WM
5Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Anthracite Iron - A Revolution Is Born1826 - 1840
"With the erection of this furnace (Furnace No. 1 in Biery's Bridge) commenced the era of high and larger furnaces and better blast machinery, with consequent improvements in yield and quality of iron produced." — . . . Map (db m157372) HM
6Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Anthracite Tidewater Canals
"Throughout the season of business, & this year [1832] is but the beginning of a navigation by Canal to tide; their business is expected to increase several fold, & so the employment for Hands." Josiah White, co-founder Lehigh [Coal . . . Map (db m109574) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Astronomical Observatory1865
The Heavens declare the Glory of God; and the firmament sheweth His This stone was taken from the Traill Green Observatory, the gift of Traill Green, A.M., LL.D., Trustee 1837-'41, Faculty 1837-'41, 1853-'97. Built at this site in . . . Map (db m136112) HM
8Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — 111 — Benjamin Riegel Mansion1902 — Easton Historic District —
Benjamin Riegel Mansion, 1902.Map (db m195069) HM
9Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution
"History does not repeat itself in detail, but there were remarkable similarities between the Severn River Valley in the eighteenth century and the Lehigh River Valley in the nineteenth century. Both may be called cradles of the . . . Map (db m157276) HM
10Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Canal Boats1831 - 1932
"I remember one day, my dad grabbed both the driver and captain and threw them in the canal. My dog Buster, got one of the captains by the seat of the pants and really tore his pants off. He got his wife to steer while he went in the cabin to . . . Map (db m109562) HM
11Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Charles A. WikoffColonel, Twenty-Second Regiment of Infantry — U.S. Army —
Killed in battle before Santiago de Cuba, during the assault on San Juan Hill, while in command of the Third Brigade, First Division, Fifth Army Corps, July 1st 1898. [Back] He was engaged in the following named battles: . . . Map (db m195083) HM WM
12Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Christopher Columbus StatueKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
A significant contribution by the Italian immigrants to Easton is this statue of Christopher Columbus, purposely located here at the city's waterfront. The statue was dedicated in a daylong celebration on December 14, 1930. This magnificent . . . Map (db m114654) HM
13Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Connecting Communities Across the Delaware RiverKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
The first commercial crossing of the Delaware River at Easton was a ferry enfranchised to David Martin in 1739. Located near the present site of Scott Park at the junction of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, it operated until the beginning of . . . Map (db m114653) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Cradle of the American Silk IndustryKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
Pennsylvania's first silk mill opened in Scranton in 1873. The first silk mill in the Lehigh Valley was the Adelade Silk Mill in Allentown, which opened in 1881. Other prominent silk milling operations included the Bethlehem Silk Mill, the . . . Map (db m157255) HM
15Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Date Plate
In 1882, the Lehigh Valley Railroad replaced its original South Easton repair shops with a large, multi-building facility. The site included a forty stall roundhouse that was 300 feet in diameter and a locomotive building shop, which burned down . . . Map (db m109566) HM
16Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — David Martin's Ferry
Operated at "The Forks" on grants received in 1739 and 1741. It was an important link on a main route to the west until 1806. Transported troops and supplies in the Revolutionary War.Map (db m29776) HM
17Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Delaware CanalNational Historic Landmark
Delaware Canal has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.Map (db m86114) HM
18Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Dr. Florence Seibert(1897-1991)
Birth site of the renowned biochemist. In spite of the handicap of polio, she developed in the 1920s a safe process for intravenous therapy. Later, in 1934, she refined the tuberculin skin test that was ultimately adopted worldwide.Map (db m29743) HM
19Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Easton & Nearby Heritage Attractions1829 - 1932
Easton is situated at the confluence of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers. Founded in the early 1750s, it became an important river community and transportation junction. Opened by 1834, the Lehigh, Morris, and Delaware Canal systems carried . . . Map (db m109572) HM
20Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Easton Cemetery401 N. 7th Street, City of Easton — Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Grant Program for Historic Properties —
This historic property sustained damage as the result of Hurricane Sandy's strong winds in 2012. The Easton Cemetery is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Established in 1849, Easton Cemetery is the earliest and best . . . Map (db m195073) HM
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21Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Easton's Abbot Street Area1832 - 1880
Iron wasn't the only thing being manufactured along Section 8 of the Lehigh Navigation in the 19th century. Only one year after opening the Lehigh Navigation in 1829, Josiah White tapped his creative mind and proclivity to use water as a source . . . Map (db m157379) HM
22Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Easton's Electric RailwayKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
The Third Electric Railway The nation's third electric railway was located in Easton. Built for regular passenger service, operation began from this point on January 14th, 1888. Eventually, the system expanded across the Lehigh Valley, and . . . Map (db m157249) HM
23Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Edgar Moore GreenM·D · Sc·D · F·A·C·P — September 20·1862 · March 9·1935 —
A beloved physician, he devoted his life to the healing of the sick and to the progress of the profession he loved. Son of Dr. Traill Green, their combined careers aggregated a century of continuous medical service to the community. A leader in . . . Map (db m195080) HM
24Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Establishing a College at EastonKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
On Christmas Eve 1824, the Easton Centinel carried a notice calling upon residents of Northampton County "friendly to the establishment of a COLLEGE at Easton" to meet three days later at White's Hotel on Center Square. Local lawyers James Madison . . . Map (db m136107) HM
25Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Exploring The Corridor1828 - 1932
“Our residents take pride and partner in their heritage—they understand the meaning of what we have and act to preserve it” Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and State Heritage Park, Management Action . . . Map (db m114642) HM
26Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Fathers of the Industrial Revolution1810 - 1816
"I knew that my propensity for tools and ingenuity was great. Erskine was the Skribe and a good mechanic and excellent councellor." — Josiah White, 1832
Josiah White was a devout Quaker . . . Map (db m157324) HM
27Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — First Reformed Church
Congregation organized 1745. This building, enlarged and restored, was erected, 1776. Scene of Indian Treaty, 1777. During the Revolutionary War, it was used as a military hospital.Map (db m114656) HM
28Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Founding of Easton and Northampton County
Easton and Northampton County were founded by Thomas and John Penn, sons of William Penn, in 1752. They visited the forks of the Delaware in 1735 and shortly thereafter, acquired the land from the forks north to the Blue Mountains. The name . . . Map (db m86224) HM
29Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — From Brownfields to Greenfields
"Nature has a way of reclaiming herself. Given time and human neglect, even the sites of mighty industries will revert to meadows and forests." Captain Sherman's Guide to Hugh Moore Park . . . Map (db m157270) HM
30Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — From Mine to Market1818 - 1827
"In the Spring of 1827 it was finally concluded we were strong enough to begin and prosecute the ascending Navigation. For the prosecution of that great undertaking the Co. employed Canvass White, Esq. as the principal . . . Map (db m157327) HM
31Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — From Mountain to Market1829 - 1942
"A few miles above Easton, the Lehigh was pocked with white water at almost every turning. To navigate it seemed impossible." Josiah White, Co-founder of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company
. . . Map (db m109529) HM
32Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — From Waterways to Highways
"The Lehigh Valley was one of the great transportation hubs of America, possessing 10 major wagon roads, 3 important canals and ultimately 8 important railroads." Alfred Chandler, historian From this unique point along the trail, you . . . Map (db m109575) HM
33Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — George Taylor
One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, member of Continental Congress, ironmaster; lived in this house built in 1757 by William Parsons, Surveyor-General, who was the first occupant.Map (db m165711) HM
34Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — George Taylor — In Memory Of —
One of the signers of the Declaration of American Independence, July 4. A.D. 1776. Born 1716. Died 1781. Revolutionary soldier George Taylor, 1716 - 1781. Signer of the Declaration of Independence.Map (db m195071) HM WM
35Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Honored French Soldiers Who Died at Yorktown1781 • 1991
In Eternal Gratitude to those gallant soldiers of France under General Lafayette's command who died of wounds suffered in the siege of Yorktown fighting for American liberty [Roll of Honored Dead] Lafayette College . . . Map (db m136172) WM
36Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Hugh Moore ParkMap & Information
Take a Trip Back to America's Age of Canals Easton's Hugh Moore Park is a picturesque of the City of Easton where America's golden age of canals is on full display. With more than two miles of restored Lehigh Canal, a canal boat attraction . . . Map (db m157268) HM
37Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Indian Peace Treaties
With one exception, all the Indian Peace Treaties held in Pennsylvania during the French and Indian War were held in this Square between 1756 and 1762, these councils were attended by the Governors of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and as many as 500 . . . Map (db m86225) HM
38Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Iron in Colonial Pennsylvania1727 - 1791
Large iron ore and limestone deposits and dense forests that became charcoal, provided all the necessary elements to make Pennsylvania the leading iron producer in the American colonies. Durham Furnace, built in 1727 near the Delaware River in . . . Map (db m157322) HM
39Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — It's a Short Commute1829 - 1942
"The boatsmen had a hard life. But the locktenders did too, because they couldn't go nowhere. They had to be on the job all the time." Harvey Brant Locktender
It is early morning and still . . . Map (db m109560) HM
40Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — LafayetteMDCCLVII • MDCCCXXXIV
"I read·I study·I examine I listen·I reflect·and out of all this I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can" Dec·16·1777Map (db m136144) HM
41Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Lafayette College Civil War Memorial
These Died For The Union 1861-1865 Class of 1836 Richard A. Oakford Sidney M. Layton Class of 1837 Daniel J. Carey Class of 1840 Horatio S. Howell Class of 1852 Walter Scott Briggs Class of 1856 Robert M. . . . Map (db m136137) WM
42Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Lafayette College Founding
At White's Hotel near here, on Dec. 27, 1824, local citizens gathered to found Lafayette College. One of their leaders, James Madison Porter, had recently met Lafayette during the French general's well-received American tour of 1824-25, that revived . . . Map (db m29724) HM
43Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Lafayette College GatewayClass of MCMXXIX
The stones in this gateway were taken from Traill Green Observatory the gift of Doctor Traill Green ———————— Razed 1928Map (db m136104) HM
44Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Lehigh Crane Iron Company1840 - 1855
Five furnaces were in operation in 1854 when this image of the Lehigh Crane Iron Company was made, together producing an average of 750 tons of pig ron a week. These were the first commercially and technically successful anthracite-fired iron . . . Map (db m157376) HM
45Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Lehigh Valley Railroads
Since August 8, 1829, when the Stourbridge Lion made its appearance at Honesdale, Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley possessed one of the densest concentrations of railroads. During the height of passenger service, the Jersey Central's "Bullet" . . . Map (db m157382) HM
46Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Liberty Trust Company Bell
This bell was cast in 1922 by the McShane Bell Foundry of Baltimore, and hung in the tower of Liberty Trust Company, 830 Hamilton St. Allentown. The bank was founded in 1919, and the façade of the building was altered to evoke Independence Hall . . . Map (db m109568) HM
47Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Making Tracks1871 - 1972
"It will give some idea of the magnitude of the business done at Easton (a place the existence of which was hardly known in New York until recently) to state there are, within three miles, a total of 49 large factories, and other smaller . . . Map (db m109573) HM
48Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Men of Iron
"Between 1850 and 1880, the Lehigh Valley was America's greatest iron producing region." Craig Bartholomew, Historian Lance Metz, Historian
The Lehigh Valley is rich in many natural . . . Map (db m157274) HM
49Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Mid-Atlantic HighlandsDelaware Canal State Park
The Mid-Atlantic Highlands region of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut forms 3-5 million acre forested greenbelt around the densely populated areas of Philadelphia, New York City, and Hartford.The region stretches from northwestern . . . Map (db m86118) HM
50Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Millionaire's RowKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
Chipman Mansion (252 Spring Garden Street) was built c.1907 and was designed by William Michler. It served as a residence for Easton Industrialist W. Evan Chipman, a partner with his brother in the Charles Chipman Sons Hosiery Mills. . . . Map (db m114659) HM
51Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Mules and Men1831 - 1932
"You didn't dare to be mean to your animals on the Delaware. Boy, they'd arrest you right away. I chewed tobacco a little and if I left the pack sticking out of my back pocket, when I went by mule he would pull it out of my . . . Map (db m157383) HM
52Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Nobori, 2010Loren Madsen, Laytonville, CA — Carved pine and fir with redwood, purpleheart and walnut inlays and splints —
A 'Nobori' is a samurai battle flag which carried circles and lines as instructions for the troops in the field. This sculpture plays plays with the ideas of 'flag' and 'symbol' and emulates the motions of the flags and banners. Gift of the artist.Map (db m157258) HM
53Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Northampton County
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.Map (db m29597) HM
54Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Northampton County’s First Court House1765-1862
Northampton County’s first Courthouse erected on this site in 1765. Torn down May, 1862. First court session held in the building March 6th, 1766; last session October 21st, 1861.Map (db m86226) HM
55Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Northampton Street Bridge
This structure replaces a covered wooden bridge of three spans, each about 155 feet clear, supported by two hollow piers, 35 feet by 55 feet and two abutments, built by Timothy Palmer, 1805. At the time of removal being next to the oldest, if . . . Map (db m114650) HM
56Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Peter Kichlein, Sr.Revolutionary War Soldier & Patriot
Col & Lt Col First Batt., Northampton Co. Militia, PA Lt Col - Flying Camp, PA Prisoner of War - 1778 County Lt - Northampton Co., PA 1780 Member Committee of Correspondence, Northampton Co., PA Committee of Observation & Inspection, . . . Map (db m195106) HM WM
57Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Phoenix Hose Company
. . . Map (db m114663) HM
58Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — R & H Simon Silk MillKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
Brothers Robert and Herman Simon, owners of the R&H Simon Silk Company, built several initial mill buildings just across the Bushkill Creek from this location in 1883. The creek provided them easy access to the water needed for . . . Map (db m157257) HM
59Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Samuel Phillippe
Recognized as the inventor of the split-bamboo fishing rod in the U.S. His first rent and glued-up cane rod was made about 1846 in his gunsmith shop that stood on this site.Map (db m29754) HM
60Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
In honor of the Union Soldier and Sailor 1861 - 1865 Northampton County's Tribute to her Heroes Erected 1899 Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori [Sweet and proper for the country] "Liberty and union now and forever one and . . . Map (db m129798) WM
61Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Soldiers and Sailors Monument1900 - 2000 — [Rededication plaque] —
We rededicate this monument May 14, 2000, not only in the name of those who fought to preserve the Union in the War of the Rebellion, but to all veterans who honorably served the United States of America.
"We are constantly . . . Map (db m157243) WM
62Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Sullivan’s March
In July 1779, General John Sullivan began the southern leg of one of the largest offensive campaigns of the Revolutionary War. Directed against the Indian warriors of the six nations and their British and Loyalist allies, Sullivan’s march proceeded . . . Map (db m86229) WM
63Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Sullivan's Campaign
This stone marks the road over which General John Sullivan marched June 18, 1779, to quell the Indian insurrection and avenge the Wyoming Massacre ————— Erected by the George Taylor Chapter Daughters . . . Map (db m136117) HM
64Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Birthplace of Crayola®Karl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
Edwin Binney and his cousin C. Harold Smith inherited a pigment business in 1885 from Edwin's father Joseph. The cousins formed a partnership and called their company Binney & Smith. Early products include red oxide pigment used in barn paint and . . . Map (db m157250) HM
65Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Canaler's Life1829 - 1942
"One thing, you were never bothered with insomnia. You rose about 3:30 a.m. and you wouldn't retire until 11:00 p.m.." Joseph A. Lum Mule driver
Imagine working 18 hours a day, six days a week! . . . Map (db m109555) HM
66Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Confluence of Campus and CommunityKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
The banks of the Bushkill Creek near 3rd Street have long been a center of industry and commerce in Easton. The area has transitioned several times, but has always played a major role in the vibrancy of the community. One of the earliest . . . Map (db m136110) HM
67Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Declaration of Independence in Easton
The first proclamation of the American Declaration of Independence took place on the Court House steps in this Circle in Easton at 12:O’Clock noon in July 8, 1776, simultaneously with similar proclamation at that appointed hour in Philadelphia and . . . Map (db m86216) HM
68Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark1932
Dedicated May 9, 1932 on the one-hundredth anniversary of the opening of the college —————————— A primary reference point for surveying, mapping and planning the second . . . Map (db m136116) HM
69Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Glendon Iron Works1842 - 1894
The Glendon Iron Company was established in 1842 by Boston businessman Charles Jackson, Jr. It was the second anthracite iron furnace in the U.S. and was put into blast in 1844 by William Firmston, and English iron master. Firmstone purchased a . . . Map (db m157378) HM
70Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Great SquareKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
Surveyor William Parsons designated the City of Easton in a grid pattern radiating from this “Great Square” and the original Northampton County courthouse was erected in the square in 1765. Robert Levers stood on the steps of the . . . Map (db m86208) HM
71Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Industrial Revolution1709 - 1820
When and where the Industrial Revolution began is certain; the year was 1709, and the place was the Severn River Gorge in Shropshire, England. There, abundant iron, coal, limestone and clay resources and the water and transportation provided by . . . Map (db m157305) HM
72Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Lehigh Canal
This canal's 47 miles from Mauch Chunk to Easton were constructed 1827-1829. Here the Lehigh Canal connected with the Delaware Canal to Philadelphia, and with the Morris Canal to New York. Vital to the transport of anthracite coal and to the rise of . . . Map (db m29601) HM
73Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Promise of Anthracite Coal1790 - 1818
Anthracite coal is almost pure carbon, has the highest energy content of any coal, and produces a hot, smokeless, long-lasting fire. Northeastern Pennsylvania is one of a handful of places in the world where it is found. Pennsylvania coal — . . . Map (db m157326) HM
74Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — The Rise of Bethlehem Iron1857 - 1899
Iron making in Bethlehem began in 1857 when the Saucona Iron Company was first organized by Augustus Wolle in South Bethlehem. The Panic of 1857 — a national financial crisis — halted further organization of the company and . . . Map (db m157332) HM
75Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Thomas B. Holloway, M.D.
The flag staffs on this stadium were erected in memory of Thomas B. Holloway, M.D. Designer of the college flag by his classmates of the Class of 1898Map (db m136147) HM
76Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Traill Green — MD, LLD —
First president of the Easton Cemetery Company - Physician - Scientist - Educator - Patriot - ChristianMap (db m195070) HM
77Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — U.S.S. Maine and Spanish-American War Memorial"Hail Martyrs" — 1898 • 1902 —
In memory of the Martyrs of the Maine and the United States Soldiers Sailors and Marines of the Spanish-American War Dedicated June 24, 1914 The projectile surmounting this monument is from the Battleship Maine destroyed . . . Map (db m129796) WM
78Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Veteran Flag Holder Medallions
Flag holder medallions are placed at the graves of all veterans showing a nation's never ending appreciation for their service. These medallions often represent the wars in which a service member participated. The "US Veteran" medallion is used . . . Map (db m195074) HM WM
79Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Veterans Memorial
These honored symbols of our country, state and city presented to the Hugh Moore Parkway in solemn memory of our departed comrades by Lt. E. C. Baker Post 1290 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Easton, Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m109571) WM
80Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — 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 . . . Map (db m157245) HM
81Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Wilson Baughman Gaither '15
These doors are a memorial to Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 First Lieutenant Commander·Battery·D·56th. Coast Artillery Corps. Later Observer 99th.Aero Squadron Born, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, June 8,1892. Died from Wounds Received in . . . Map (db m136102) WM
82Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — World War Memorial1917 • 1918
Memorial to Easton's World ☆ War ☆ Heroes Private Lowell S. Brown • John B. Lynch • William Lewis • Wm. A. McCullough Barni Shulskys • John Brennan • Charles F. Tate • Charles Doll Davis K. Rice • Charles Miller • . . . Map (db m195079) WM
83Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton — Worshipping, Learning, Healing, PeacemakingKarl Stirner Arts Trail — City of Easton, Pennsylvania —
The German Reformed Church was originally constructed at 3rd and Church Streets in 1775-76 and was the largest building in Easton at the time. The church congregation's office building, on Church and Sitgreaves Streets, dates from 1778, and was . . . Map (db m114655) HM
84Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Forks Township — Easton
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.Map (db m29529) HM
85Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Forks Township — Easton Reported missing
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.Map (db m29602) HM
86Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Forks Township — Sullivan Campaign
This major expedition of the Revolution aimed at the Indian-Tory alliance in New York, was organized at Easton under Gen. John Sullivan. Over a month's preparations preceded the first day's march, begun near here June 18, 1779.Map (db m29604) HM
87Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Forks Township — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians1779
Sullivan Road over which the Army began its advance. June 18 1779.Map (db m30108) HM
88Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Lower Mount Bethel Township — Portland Cement
This industry was born in the Lehigh Valley. David O. Saylor first made portland cement at Coplay in 1871. Here also was the first use of the rotary kiln process commercially Nov. 8, 1889. This region has continued to lead in the industry.Map (db m29640) HM
89Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Delaware Canal
The canal channel, which parallels the Delaware River, lies just below the highway. Here are Locks No. 22 and 23, the last lift locks in the 60 miles of canal from Bristol to the Lehigh River at Easton.Map (db m86092) HM
90Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Eugene E. Hartzell Memorial Tree
This tree was planted May 28, 1991 as a living memorial to Eugene E. Hartzell Appointed February 1987 to the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission and served until May 11, 1990Map (db m155957) HM
91Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Life Along The Canal1831-1932 — Delaware Canal —
Canallers You became a captain as young as sixteen by showing “The Company” what you could do. You demonstrate how to “snub” (slow down and brake for lock operations), keep accurate cargo records (pay based on number of . . . Map (db m86113) HM
92Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Maurice K. Goddard1912-1995
Serving under five governors from 1955-1979 as Secretary of the Department of Forests and Waters and the Department of Environmental Resources, "Doc" Goddard expanded the state park system, led efforts to professionalize state government, and was . . . Map (db m63105) HM
93Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Mules and Men1831-1932 — Delaware Canal —
Mule Power Mules provided the power to move boats along the Delaware Canal. The mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. Compared to a horse, the surefooted mule ate less, had stronger endurance and better health. It was . . . Map (db m86094) HM
94Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Easton, Williams Township — Pennsylvania Canal
A system of State-built public works to connect Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lake Erie. The Delaware Division, Bristol-Easton, begun 1827; operated by the State 1831-58, and by private owners to 1931. A State Park since 1940Map (db m86091) HM
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Feb. 9, 2023