Historic Easton (PA) (Images of America) by Marie Summa; Frank Summa; Leonard Bussemi Sr ISBN: 9780738504933


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About the book >.>.> Estonaston is located in the Lehigh Valley which wasknown long ago as the ?Entrance to the GrandValley.? It is the seat of Northampton County whichcontains part of Bethlehem and many nearby boroughsand townships. Its location at the confluence of tworivers and various creeks made it a prized positionfor commerce and early settlement. An early NativeAmerican camping site for council war and huntingand fishing parties it later became a major hub ofgovernment industry and culture.Historic Easton traces the evolution of a small frontiervillage to a large industrial center spanningthe years from the earliest settlements to the 1940s.At the dawn of its creation Easton played a major rolein the Walking Purchase of 1737. Later Easton was thelocation of talks to end the French and Indian and theRevolutionary Wars. Notable figures such as BenjaminFranklin Teedyuscung William Parsons JohnSullivan and George Taylor met to discuss the politicsof these wars. By the early nineteenth century Eastonhad become one of the first industrial centers in theregion. By the time the city was incorporated in 1887nearly eleven thousand people called Easton home.Marie and Frank Summa are writers historians andthe authors of The Stroudsburgs in the Poconos. LeonardBuscemi Sr. is an author and publisher of many worksincluding books and calendars on Easton.

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Arcadia Publishing 2000

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Marie Summa; Frank Summa; Leonard Bussemi Sr


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