Easton Historic District (Easton, Pennsylvania)

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Easton Historic District
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Easton Historic District (Easton, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Easton Historic District (Easton, Pennsylvania)
Easton Historic District (Easton, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Easton Historic District (Easton, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Riverside and Bushkill Drs., Ferry and 7th Sts., Easton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°41′27″N 75°12′43″W / 40.69083°N 75.21194°W / 40.69083; -75.21194Coordinates: 40°41′27″N 75°12′43″W / 40.69083°N 75.21194°W / 40.69083; -75.21194
Area 107 acres (43 ha)
Built 1752
Architectural style Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods), Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 83002264[1]
Added to NRHP May 6, 1983

Easton Historic District is a national historic district located at Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 405 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Easton. The buildings were primarily built between 1830 and 1910, with the oldest dated to 1752. Notable buildings include the First Reformed Church (United Church of Christ), Colonel Robert Hooper House, former Ormsby's Restaurant, First Public Library, St. John's Lutheran Church, Wolf School, Kares Building, Jacob Riegel House, Benjamin Reigel House, Detwiler House, Northampton National Bank Building, Alpha Building, Jacob Mayer Building, and Bell Telephone Building. Located in the district are the separately listed are the Easton House, Parsons-Taylor House, Jacob Nicholas House, Jacob Mixsell House, Herman Simon House, and the State Theatre.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Lance E. Metz and Alan Salinger (January 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Easton Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-29.