Author: bnelson

If Only the Walls Could Talk

Own an old house in Easton and want to know its history? Well, you’re certainly not alone. Easton has a couple of hundred old homes that date back into the 18th and 19th centuries. But how do you know just how accurate those interesting stories are that you’ve heard about your charming old farmhouse, its…

Twin Oaks – Home on the Tarbell Farm

Author Ida Tarbell wasn’t born in Easton, but in 1906 she chose it as her primary home, living here until her death from pneumonia in January 1944. Her Easton farm, Twin Oaks, is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Born in Pennsylvania in 1857, Ida Minerva Tarbell grew up in an oil rich…