Centre Square Monument at night, Easton, PA 5/9/2013
Easton PA is located in the Lehigh Valley, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA., at the confluence of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers. It is centrally located between Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, and the Pocono Mountains. Easton was founded in 1752 by Thomas Penn. Easton PA was one of the first three locations where on July 8, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was read. Easton was a commercial hub with railroads and three canals, the Delaware, the Lehigh, and the Morris allowing access in every direction. Easton is home to Lafayette College, Heavy weight champion Larry Holmes, Crayola, the historic State Theatre, beautiful architecture, as well as a host of fun festivals.