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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
  • 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

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

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
    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...


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


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One Dollar
Name Suspenders
Sawyer & Wolf
Easthampton, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Easthampton From Mt. Tom, Mass.

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Easthampton, Mass. A view on Glendale Street.


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U.S. Post Office, Easthampton, Mass.

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Park and Main Streets

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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.

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Cottage St.

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First Congregational Church and Chapel

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

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Church of the Immaculate Conception

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

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

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Grand Stand, Sawyer Field

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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Williston Avenue

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Mayher Fountain and Park

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German Hall

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

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA
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St. Philip's Episcopal Church
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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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