1847: Easton and Milford stagecoach

In 1847, passengers traveling on the Easton and Milford Mail Line from Easton could catch the stagecoach at Joseph Hagenbuch’s Inn every Monday, Wednesday or Friday for the trip north.

The header from a June 1, 1847, ad in the Jeffersonian Republican

After leaving Easton, the stage would stop at Richmond, Centreville, Williamsburg, Dill’s Ferry, Delaware Water Gap, Dutotsburg, Stroudsburg, Bushkill and Dingmans Ferry, before arriving in Milford on the same day.

The distance traveled was 60 miles.

Passengers catching the return trip could board the stage at Samuel Dimmick’s Hotel in Milford every Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday and arrive in Eastern the same day.

The cost of the fare from Easton to Stroudsubrg was $1.25; from Easton to Milford $2.87.

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Check out a page from the June 1, 1847, Jeffersonian Republican, a Stroudsburg, Pa., newspaper, on which an advertisement for the Easton and Milford Mail Line appears.

 

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