Easton Map & Guide
Independent at Heart
You don't have to go far to escape your routine. Easton has everything you need for a memorable day trip or a weekend getaway. Museums and attractions for the young and the young at heart. Amazing live performance venues. Art galleries. Over 70 restaurants. A public market and farmers' market. Three award-winning craft breweries. Scenic biking and walking trails. All at the confluence of two majestic rivers. It's time to rediscover yourself. And this is the perfect place to do it.
Intersection on 3rd & Northampton Streets
Centre Square is actually a circle, and it’s the heart of our city, historically and today. Its 75-foot monument pays tribute to all who served in the military. During the holidays, it’s transformed into the world’s tallest Peace Candle.
The Jacob Nicholas House
5th & Ferry Streets
One of the few remaining Easton buildings from the Federal Period, the house is named for Jacob Nicholas, a wood turner and later, the owner and captain of a Durham boat.
The Parsons-Taylor House
Built in 1757 for surveyor general William Parsons, this house is one of the oldest buildings in the city and an outstanding example of colonial architecture. George Taylor, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, took up residence here in 1780.
Karl Stirner Arts Building
230 Ferry Street
Often credited with revitalizing the city’s arts scene, international sculptor Karl Stirner (1923–2016) moved to Easton in 1983 and purchased this building. Today Easton boasts numerous galleries, and dozens of nationally recognized artists call it home.
Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company
219 Ferry Street
A volunteer fire company was housed here beginning in 1858. By 1989, owned by the U.S. Post Office and in complete disrepair, an agreement was reached with the city to preserve the historic Phoenix building.
Bachmann Publick House
169 Northampton Street
Built in 1753 by Jacob and Katrinna Bachmann, the house has served as a tavern, courtroom, grocer, and residence for George Taylor. Famous visitors include John Adams and Ben Franklin. Today, it houses the Lenape Cultural Center.
Governor Wolf Building
42 N. 2nd Street
Built in 1893, this stunning building served as Easton’s first high school and is named after the seventh Governor of Pennsylvania, George Wolf of Easton, who founded the Pennsylvania Free Public School System. The stone entry is called the Penny Arch because its construction was made possible by schoolchildren’s penny donations.
Florence Seibert House
73 N. 2nd Street
An inductee into the National Women’s Hall of Fame, Florence Seibert was handicapped by polio at age three, graduated valedictorian at Easton High School, and became a distinguished biochemist, studying intravenous therapy and diseases. In 1934, she developed a TB test which was eventually adopted worldwide.
Easton Farmers' Market
America’s oldest, continuous, open-air market, EFM was established in 1752, the year of the city’s founding. EFM remains a vibrant community gathering space, featuring more than 35 local growers, bakers and makers, and a dozen festivals and events throughout the season.
Delaware & Lehigh Trails
National Heritage Corridor
The D&L is a true public-private partnership. Passionate residents and volunteers work alongside local, regional, and national entities to conserve cultural and natural resources in the five-county region of eastern Pennsylvania. This is a nationally significant historic transportation route that traverses railroads, canals, rivers and trails.
Two Rivers Trailway
Along Lehigh River & Canal, Delaware River, and Buskill Creek.
Explore cycling paths and routes through the Greater Easton Area. These routes follow the Lehigh River & Canal, Delaware River & Canal, and the Bushkill Creek.
Karl Stirner Arts Trail
Along Bushkill Creek
Within walking distance of both Lafayette College and the downtown area, the KSAT follows the bucolic Bushkill Creek for 1.75 miles. Named for Easton sculptor Karl Stirner, the trail features 15+ stunning pieces by contemporary artists along with the Young Masters Wall, showcasing the works of young artists, often local students. This trail includes a dog park, and parking surface lots on 13th Street and 500 Bushkill Street. KarlStirnerArtsTrail.org