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city (1990 pop. 26,276), seat of Northampton co., E. Pa., at the junction of the Delaware and Lehigh rivers; founded 1751 by Thomas Penn, inc. as a city 1886. Easton is part (with Allentown and Bethlehem) of the industrial Lehigh Valley, but after losing much of its commercial importance to suburban malls it has been transformed into an arts, design, and tourist center. The scene of peace conferences between whites and natives in 1756 and 1761, Easton is the seat of Lafayette College (1826). The First United Church of Christ (1776) and the restored house (1757) of George TaylorTaylor, George,
1716–81, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Ireland. He settled in Pennsylvania (1736), where he became a manufacturer of iron.
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, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, are among historic sites. A museum and park commemorate the former importance of the Lehigh Canal, and the interactive museum of the Crayola company draws visitors.
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Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Fred- erick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland.
The first day I went over Mansfield Wood, and Edmund took the copses beyond Easton, and we brought home six brace between us, and might each have killed six times as many, but we respect your pheasants, sir, I assure you, as much as you could desire.
Easton Witges, 8, a third-grader at East Side Intermediate School, is Harrisburg Student of the Week.
com)-- The long awaited for Collector's Guide to Easton Press Books published by Green Grove Press has debuted just in time for the holidays.
10 May 2017 - Canadian drugmaker Easton Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Neil Broome, 38, was shocked to find out that charges that Christopher Easton attacked him and his mate Danny Lunn with a bladed weapon had been dropped.
Notes: A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted for the Project on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the New Easton City Hall, 123 South Third Street, Easton, PA 18042.
M2 PHARMA-December 21, 2015-XL-protein signs license, development and commercialisation agreement with Easton Pharmaceutical
The woman was 30 weeks pregnant when 20-year-old Jordan Easton, grabbed her bag from behind.
For the purpose of our test, we categorized our test arrows into three general diameter categories --small (Easton Carbon Deep Six Injexion and Deep Six FMJ), medium (standard Easton FMJ and Easton Axis) and large (Easton XX75 aluminum and Beman ICS Hunter Patriot Edition).
RUGBY veteran Easton Roy pulled his boots on for a charity match - at the age of 92.
Before little Easton was born, doctors told his parents, Danielle Orris and Brenden DeJong, that he would die.