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Wyalusing, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
Asylum Marker
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Asylum
A settlement of French Royalists, who fled the French Revolution in 1793, was established in this valley directly opposite this marker. It was laid out and settled under the direction of Viscount de Noailles and Marquis Antoine Omer Talon. It was . . . — Map (db m90368) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Azilum
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. — Map (db m90367) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Camptown Races
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. — Map (db m90370) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Communities Connected by Water
Protecting the Upper Susquehanna Basin will also protect the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Upper Susquehanna Coalition & Chesapeake Bay Program Projects *Wetlands constructed for flood control and wildlife habitat

*Farm nutrient . . . — Map (db m90528)

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Friedenshuetten

Moravian mission founded at Wyalusing Indian town by David Zeisberger in 1763. It served as a model for subsequent Indian missions. It was abandoned in 1772, when pastors Ettwein and Roth led some 200 Indians to the mission of Friedenstadt on . . . — Map (db m109636) HM

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Landscapes of Conservation
As you drive through Bradford County you will see the patch-quilt of beauty of agriculture’s landscape. Agriculture in Bradford County has a long history of managing land and water resources to ensure both a profitable crop and a healthy . . . — Map (db m90517)
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Lime Hill
Here Apr. 14, 1782, a party led by Sgt. Thos. Baldwin tried to rescue a woman and her children held as Indian captives. In a four-hour battle, three children were saved but the mother was killed. — Map (db m90485) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Limehill Battlefield / Joseph ElliottApril 14, 1782
Limehill Battlefield In attempting to rescue Mrs. Roswell Franklin and her four children who had been captured by Indians Sergeant Thomas Baldwin and his party met the enemy near this spot after four hours of fighting. Three of the children . . . — Map (db m90498) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians 1779

Wyalusing

10 1/2 miles from Vanderlip's farm. Fifth encampment of Sullivan's Army on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga, August 6-7, 1779, was on site just west of this road marked by the Moravian Indian Town Monument — Map (db m90560) WM

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped just west Aug. 5-7, 1779, en route to attack the New York Iroquois. A major campaign, destroying 40 villages and ending the Indian-Tory frontier menace. — Map (db m90562) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — The Battle of Lime Hill
The Lime Hill Battlefield, April 14th, 1782. Several hundred yards south west and in front of this marker, a rescue party of eight Patriot men ambushed a war party of thirteen Iroquois Indians who were marching five captives, Mrs. Roswell Franklin . . . — Map (db m90496) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Veterans Memorial

Honoring Those Who Served

[Armed Forces Branch Emblems] — Map (db m109608) HM

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Warriors Path
A great Indian highway from Six Nations country, New York, to the Catawba country in the Carolinas. It made its way through the Allegheny Mountains by following the Susquehanna and Juniata valleys. — Map (db m90515) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Wyalusing
Named for an early town of the Munsee Delawares, which occupied the flats south of the present town. In 1760 Munsees under Papoonhank welcomed Post here, on his way toward a great Indian council beyond Allegheny River. — Map (db m90559) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Wyalusing Borough Historic DistrictIncorporated 1887

has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

Listed September 15, 2003 — Map (db m109607) HM


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