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Went for the Cival war renactment on August 5th 2018, it was a very nice event.

This event was not near as big as it was a few years ago, there was no venders. was looking forward... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
thedant77
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Towanda, Pennsylvania
Alot to see, worth the trip

It was easy to get to from Route 187 and worth an afternoon visit. Everyone was right, Lee was... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
770MCP
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This event was not near as big as it was a few years ago, there was no venders. was looking forward to the leather shop and flag shop. The camp was set up good just not as many as usual. the one's that did show...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It was easy to get to from Route 187 and worth an afternoon visit. Everyone was right, Lee was amazing. She gave me a tour of the main house alone with Nate. It was his first day working at the site and she wanted him...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect. I am in the area working and didn't want to sit in the motel room on this beautiful day, so I searched for something to do. It was well worth the 30 min drive up there. I enjoyed learning...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Candy H
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We saw ads in the local "things to do" booklet at the hotel we were staying at in Towanda,Pa and decided to visit. We were so happy we did. We are always looking to learn anything new about our country's history, and this gem of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My husband and I toured the French Azilum. The grounds are beautiful. The tour guide, Lee, was extremely knowledgeable and personable. The house is not to be missed. There were a lot of original artifacts included in the house which gives one a real appreciation...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank ladyonthego52
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were so surprised when we visited this beautiful historic spot. We've seen it from Rt. 6 and never knew there was an actual museum to see. Lee (Tour guide) is a smart gal, and knows just about everything about this place. Including the saying...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Getmegoodfood
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It's just ok...I love history and the locals have tried to preserve what's there. Which isn't much. Bradford county has a lot of history but the county really doesn't push it. Local restaurants and hotels are nearby. But not too much else .

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Unknown to most Americans, in the late 1700s before the French revolution the French royal family and other French nobility secretly purchased a large block of land in a secluded bend in the Pennsylvania wilderness where they hoped to escape and survive if they were...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank aeroplus3755
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you don't have GPS the odds of finding this are fair to middling. Even with GPS it wasn't easy to find but well worth it. The history behind the settlement and going through the LaPorte's house was very interesting. The view is spectacular and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Eldersburg61
Reviewed 28 June 2016

There's not much left that relates directly to the French settlement of the 1790's but the beauty and remote nature of the site make it clear why it was chosen as a get-away for French aristocrats. It's also not hard to see why they didn't...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank woodside105
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