610-252-1741 • 401 N. 7th Street Easton, PA 18042
It’s a park, a place to walk your dog, a place for seeing deer, a quiet spot for reflection, a time to visit the deceased, a photographer’s dream and a burial ground.
It’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
It is Easton Cemetery and it has been in operation since 1849.
It is a history book waiting to be opened.
It is an outdoor sculpture garden, filled with Victorian gravestones carved as angels, tree trunks, obelisks and more.
Among the 29,000 burials in the cemetery are some interesting people who have had an impact in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. Cemetery walking tour booklets provide information about many of them.
Look for William Cottingham, superintendent of schools for 60 years or Francis A. March who first taught English as a language or James Madison Porter who founded Lafayette College.
The Historic Easton Cemetery offers two different self guided walking tours. Please use the links below to download the PDF guides. The booklets are also available on the front porch of the Superintendent’s office.
The Historic Easton Cemetery also offers guided tours for schools and small groups. Contact the Superintendent’s office for more information.