Friends of the 1799 Lazaretto Interpretive Museum
Friends of the 1799 Lazaretto Interpretive Museum
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.

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 .