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

Azilum

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Azilum Marker
Inscription. Site of the famed French refugee colony is a few miles south. Here exiles laid out a town and built La Grande Maison for the Queen and her son, the heir to the throne of France.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 46.464′ N, 76° 23.872′ W. Marker is in Wysox, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6) and Rome Road (PA 187) on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wysox Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry J. Madill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major General John Sullivanís March (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lester Frank Ward (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2 miles away); Courthouse Annex (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wysox.
 
Also see . . .  French Azilum Historic Site - History. (Submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Azilum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Azilum Marker

 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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