Easton Cemetery

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Easton Cemetery
Seventh Street Gate, Easton Cemetery 01.JPG
Easton Cemetery. 7th Street Gate. August 2013.
Easton Cemetery is located in Pennsylvania
Easton Cemetery
Location 401 N. Seventh St., Easton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°41′55″N 75°13′7″W / 40.69861°N 75.21861°W / 40.69861; -75.21861Coordinates: 40°41′55″N 75°13′7″W / 40.69861°N 75.21861°W / 40.69861; -75.21861
Area 58.5 acres (23.7 ha)
Built 1849
Architect Sidney, James Charles; Sebring, William
Architectural style Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

90001610

[1]
Added to NRHP October 25, 1990

Easton Cemetery is a historic cemetery and burial site of many notable individuals, located in Easton, Pennsylvania. [2]

The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

Easton Cemetery's parklike cemetery landscape design is based on the picturesque romantic styles of the early and late 19th century. Its landscape is set with thousands of examples of funeral artwork, in a variety of decorative styles, spanning Greco-Roman Revival, Gothic Victorian, and Art Deco. Established in 1849, Easton Cemetery is the earliest and best surviving example of a romantic parklike cemetery within the Lehigh Valley metro area. Architecturally noteworthy features include a Gothic Revival Gatehouse and office, stable, cemetery chapel, and a Gothic frame workshop.

Notable burials[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Thomas E. Jones (May 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Easton Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  3. ^ "Former Easton Mayor Fred Ashton dies". The Express-Times. 2013-05-09. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 
  4. ^ Joseph Fitz Randolph, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed October 11, 2007.

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