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Millionaires Row

Millionaires Row

Chipman Mansion (252 Spring Garden Street) was built c.1907 and was designed by William Michler. It served as a residence for Easton Industrialist W. Evan Chipman, a partner with his brother in the Charles Chipman Sons Hosiery Mills.

Built in 1884, the Thomas Rinek Mansion (36 N. Third St.) is an ornate stone-fronted home. Thomas Rinek was the president of the Northampton County National Bank, and one of four brothers who were partners in the J. Rinek Sons cordage company. His nephew, Charles Norvin Rinek, was an early aviation competitor of the Wright Brothers.

The Herman Simon Mansion (41 N. Third St.) was designed by William Marsh Michler and built in 1902 by Herman Simon. Mr. Simon and his brother Robert operated the sprawling R&H Simon Silk Company mill complex located on N. 13th Street in Easton.

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Easton PA Historical Markers

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PA, Northampton Co, Easton

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Herman Simon
William Evan Chipman
William Marsh Michler

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus


Updated: 9-8-2021
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