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History of Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

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Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA

Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants beginning in 1664 and was originally considered part of Northampton. In 1785, the village of Easthampton was formally named its own separate political entity, and in 1809, it officially became a town. kids.kiddle.com

Included in Easthampton are: New City, Factory Village, Glendale Village and Hampton Mills.


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  • Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants beginning in 1664 and was originally considered part of Northampton.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • In 1785, the village of Easthampton was formally named its own separate political entity.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1809 - Easthampton officially became a town.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • News 1845 - The Gale at Easthampton, Mass.
    It is a matter of astonishment that no injury to person or life was the consequence of the disaster to the new seminary building at Easthampton. The...Read MORE...


  • 1845 - EASTHAMPTON. [Pop. 717. Inc. 1809.]
    Easthampton was taken from Northampton and Southampton.

    Manhan River enters the Connecticut in this town.

    Mount Tom, the head and...Read MORE...


  • 1847 - The Williston-Knight Button Company, was established in Easthampton by Samuel Williston, son of the town’s first minister, a Congregationalist named Payson Williston.
    The company specialized in cloth-covered buttons – a coveted item at the time – and to facilitate the operation of the machinery, a local brook was...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - East Hampton
    East Hampton, a post-township of Hampshire county, Massachusetts, on the W. side of Connecticut river, 80 miles E. by S. from Boston. Population,...Read MORE...


  • 1864 - Easthampton's first high school and first national bank opened.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1869 - Easthampton Town Hall is built.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1881 - Easthampton Public Library opened.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Easthampton Massachusetts, 1890
    Easthampton is a delightful and prosperous manufacturing, educational and farming town in the southern part of Hampshire County, on the New Haven and ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - East Hampton
    East Hampton, a post-town of Hampshire co., Mass., on the Connecticut River Railroad (East Hampton Branch), and on the New York, New Haven & Hartford ...Read MORE...


  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    One Dollar
    Name Suspenders
    Sawyer & Wolf
    Easthampton, Mass.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    November 1898
    Advertisement
  • In 1899, the West Boylston Manufacturing Company and the Hampton Company, both specializing in cloth production, moved to Easthampton, recruiting a larger immigrant labor force, particularly from Poland and Canada.

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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Nashawannuck Square, Easthampton, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Park and Main Streets
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Easthampton From Mt. Tom, Mass.
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Easthampton, Mass. A view on Glendale Street.
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    U.S. Post Office, Easthampton, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Mills of the Hampton Co.
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    High School, 1905
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street Looking North
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Notre Dame R. C. Church
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Nashawannuck Pond, 1906
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall and Methodist Church, Main Street, 1907
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Railroad Crossing, Union Street, 1907
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    The Gymnasium, Williston Seminary
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Button Shop, Glendale and Nashawannuck, Easthampton, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Cottage St.
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    First Congregational Church and Chapel
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  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Easthampton Mass., Public Library
    Pretty girls,
    pretty girls
    everywhere,
    But
    EASTHAMPTON BELLES
    are claimed
    most fair.
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Church of the Immaculate Conception
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Main and Park Streets looking South
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Summit House, Mt. Tom, Near Easthampton, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Grand Stand, Sawyer Field
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Williston Avenue
    Postcard
  • In 1912, a new high school was built in Easthampton.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Mayher Fountain and Park
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Easthampton, a post-township (town) of Hampshire co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford and the Boston and Maine Rs., 4} miles S. by W....Read MORE...


  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    German Hall
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    Nashawannuck Manufacturing Co.'s Office
    Postcard
  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    St. Philip's Episcopal Church
    Postcard


Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA


Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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One Dollar
Name Suspenders
Sawyer & Wolf
Easthampton, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Advertisement

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Nashawannuck Square, Easthampton, Mass.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Easthampton From Mt. Tom, Mass.
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Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Easthampton, Mass. A view on Glendale Street.
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Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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U.S. Post Office, Easthampton, Mass.
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Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Park and Main Streets
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Mills of the Hampton Co.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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High School, 1905
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Main Street Looking North
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Notre Dame R. C. Church
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Town Hall
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Nashawannuck Pond, 1906
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Town Hall and Methodist Church, Main Street, 1907
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Railroad Crossing, Union Street, 1907
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
The Gymnasium, Williston Seminary
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Button Shop, Glendale and Nashawannuck, Easthampton, Mass.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Cottage St.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
First Congregational Church and Chapel
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Easthampton Mass., Public Library
Pretty girls,
pretty girls
everywhere,
But
EASTHAMPTON BELLES
are claimed
most fair.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Church of the Immaculate Conception
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Main and Park Streets looking South
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Summit House, Mt. Tom, Near Easthampton, Mass.
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Grand Stand, Sawyer Field
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Williston Avenue
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Mayher Fountain and Park
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
German Hall
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Nashawannuck Manufacturing Co.'s Office
Postcard

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Postcard
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History and News of Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

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  • Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants beginning in 1664 and was originally considered part of Northampton.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • In 1785, the village of Easthampton was formally named its own separate political entity.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1809 - Easthampton officially became a town.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - EASTHAMPTON. [Pop. 717. Inc. 1809.]
    Easthampton was taken from Northampton and Southampton.

    Manhan River enters the Connecticut in this town.

    Mount Tom, the head and... Read MORE...

  • News  1845 - The Gale at Easthampton, Mass.
    It is a matter of astonishment that no injury to person or life was the consequence of the disaster to the new seminary building at Easthampton. The... Read MORE...

  • 1847 - The Williston-Knight Button Company, was established in Easthampton by Samuel Williston, son of the town’s first minister, a Congregationalist named Payson Williston.
    The company specialized in cloth-covered buttons – a coveted item at the time – and to facilitate the operation of the machinery, a local brook was... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - East Hampton
    East Hampton, a post-township of Hampshire county, Massachusetts, on the W. side of Connecticut river, 80 miles E. by S. from Boston. Population,... Read MORE...

  • 1864 - Easthampton's first high school and first national bank opened.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1869 - Easthampton Town Hall is built.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1881 - Easthampton Public Library opened.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Easthampton Massachusetts, 1890
    Easthampton is a delightful and prosperous manufacturing, educational and farming town in the southern part of Hampshire County, on the New Haven and ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - East Hampton
    East Hampton, a post-town of Hampshire co., Mass., on the Connecticut River Railroad (East Hampton Branch), and on the New York, New Haven & Hartford ... Read MORE...

  • In 1899, the West Boylston Manufacturing Company and the Hampton Company, both specializing in cloth production, moved to Easthampton, recruiting a larger immigrant labor force, particularly from Poland and Canada.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1912, a new high school was built in Easthampton.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1916
    Easthampton, a post-township (town) of Hampshire co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford and the Boston and Maine Rs., 4} miles S. by W.... Read MORE...

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