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Austin in Potter County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bughouse

 
 
The Bughouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 4, 2019
1. The Bughouse Marker
Inscription.  Originally used for quarantine of the sick, it was later used as a gambling den by the rowdier citizens of Austin. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location. 41° 39.367′ N, 78° 5.167′ W. Marker is in Austin, Pennsylvania, in Potter County. Marker is on PA-872 S, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Austin Dam Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin PA 16720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victims of Sept 30, 1911 Austin Flood (approx. ¼ mile away); Austin Flood Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away); The Austin Dam Broke (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Austin Flood Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away); History Of The Austin Dam And 1911 Flood (approx. ¼ mile away); Earthen Dam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Earthen Dam Spillway (approx. 0.3 miles away); 78 Lost, No One Forgotten (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
The Bughouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 4, 2019
2. The Bughouse Marker
The chimney remnants of the Bughouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 22 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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