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

Azilum

 
 
Azilum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Azilum Marker
Inscription. The broad plain which can be seen from this point was the site, 1793-1803, of the French refugee colony. The Great House, built for Marie Antoinette and her son, was there and an entire village founded.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 43.838′ N, 76° 17.833′ W. Marker is in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6). Touch for map. The marker is located on the Marie Antoinette Scenic Overlook. 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. Asylum (within shouting distance of this marker); Camptown Races (approx. mile away); Lime Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of Lime Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Limehill Battlefield / Joseph Elliott (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Asylum (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sullivan's March (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sullivan Expedition (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wyalusing.
 
Also see . . .  French Azilum Historic Site. (Submitted on November 10, 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. Settlements & Settlers
 
Scenic Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Scenic Overlook
Sign at the entrance to the Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
4. Sign at the entrance to the Overlook
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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