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Wysox, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
Azilum Marker
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Azilum
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. — Map (db m90331) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Henry J. MadillDistinguished Hero of the Civil War
Born Mar. 30, 1828. Died June 29, 1899.

Major 6th Reserve Pa. Vols. • Colonel 141st Regiment Pa. Vols. • Brigadier General Commanding 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps. • Brevet Major General of Volunteers. — Map (db m90350) WM

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Lester Frank Ward — Father of American Sociology —
"Father of American Sociology," geologist, and Civil War veteran, L.F. Ward (1841-1913), spent his youth in Myersburg working with his brother, Cyrenus Osborne Ward, labor historian, in their hub factory. He has been called "the American . . . — Map (db m90388) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Major General John Sullivan’s MarchPassing through Wesauking
This stone commemorates the passing through Wesauking on August 9, and October 4, 1779 of Major General John Sullivan and his troops in the military expedition against the Six Nations.

“The glorious achievements we have exhibited in . . . — Map (db m90344) WM

Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Rural Electrification
In 1936 seventy-five percent of Pennsylvania farms had no electric service. During the next five years, with Federal support, 14 consumer-owned cooperatives were formed in the State. Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative, serving parts of eight . . . — Map (db m90354) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Sullivan ExpeditionAgainst the Iroquois Indians 1779
Standing Stone-9 ½ miles from Wyalusing. Sixth encampment of Sullivan’s Army on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga August 8-9 1779 was on river lowlands opposite the Standing Stone. — Map (db m90362) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped on the nearby river lowlands Aug. 8-9, 1779 en route to attack the Six Nations Iroquois. Sixth camp between Wyoming and Fort Sullivan. — Map (db m90364) WM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Wysox Presbyterian Church
This church was organized October 3, 1791 as Congregational by the Reverend Jabez Culver, a Connecticut missionary.

This was the first church of white people in Pennsylvania north of Wilkes-Barre and the mother of the Towanda Presbyterian . . . — Map (db m90348) HM


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