This Place Matters

The 1799 Lazaretto sits on the site of the 1st permanent European settlement in Pennsylvania. Its roles as a quarantine station sixth oldest in the world,19th century river side resort, religious center, very early civilian 20th century seaplane aviation training center, WW 1 US Army Signal Corps base, and 20th century civilian seaplane base and marina arguably makes it one of the most unique Cultural Landscapes in the world. http://www.nps.gov/tps/standards/four-treatments/landscape-guidelines/

The Friends of the 1799 Lazaretto Interpretive Museum is an organization dedicated to promoting, through, research tours and living history events, the historical significance of this precious place .