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Wyalusing in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camptown Races

 
 
Camptown Races Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Camptown Races Marker
Inscription. Stephen Foster's title for the well-known song is said to have been taken from nearby Camptown. Foster's residence at Towanda and Athens may have created the association.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 43.622′ N, 76° 17.719′ W. Marker is in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6) and Pennsylvania Route 409 on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyalusing PA 18853, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Azilum (approx. mile away); Asylum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lime Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Lime Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Limehill Battlefield / Joseph Elliott (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Asylum (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sullivan's March (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sullivan Expedition (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wyalusing.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Camptown Races Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Camptown Races Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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