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Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA

"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 Railroad £ division), 71 miles N. of New Haven, and 17 miles N.N.W. of Springfield. It contains 5 churches, a national bank, the Williston Seminary, a newspaper office, and manufactures of buttons, suspenders, rubber goods, steam pumps, silk tress-goods, whips, and cotton yarn. The Connecticut River touches the E. border of the township. Pop. in 1890, 4395."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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

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

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  • 1809 - Easthampton officially became a town.

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  • 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...


  • 22. 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...


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

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  • 1869 - Easthampton Town Hall is built.

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  • 1881 - Easthampton Public Library opened.

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  • 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...


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

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    November 1898
  • 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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    Nashawannuck Square, Easthampton, Mass.
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    Park and Main Streets
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    Easthampton From Mt. Tom, Mass.
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    Easthampton, Mass. A view on Glendale Street.
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    U.S. Post Office, Easthampton, Mass.
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    Mills of the Hampton Co.
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    High School, 1905
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    Main Street Looking North
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    Notre Dame R. C. Church
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    Town Hall
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    Nashawannuck Pond, 1906
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    Town Hall and Methodist Church, Main Street, 1907
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    Railroad Crossing, Union Street, 1907
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    The Gymnasium, Williston Seminary
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    Button Shop, Glendale and Nashawannuck, Easthampton, Mass.
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    Cottage St.
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    First Congregational Church and Chapel
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    Easthampton Mass., Public Library
    Pretty girls,
    pretty girls
    everywhere,
    But
    EASTHAMPTON BELLES
    are claimed
    most fair.
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    Church of the Immaculate Conception
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    Main and Park Streets looking South
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    Summit House, Mt. Tom, Near Easthampton, Mass.
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    Grand Stand, Sawyer Field
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    Williston Avenue
  • In 1912, a new high school was built in Easthampton.

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    Mayher Fountain and Park
  • 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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    German Hall
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    Nashawannuck Manufacturing Co.'s Office
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    St. Philip's Episcopal Church


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