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Ole Bornemann Bull. The famous Norwegian violinist located a colony of fellow Norwegians near this site in September of 1852. From this vantage point, Ole Bull started to build his castle. This large wooden cabin was never completed. All that rema…
In the early 1900s, a thriving lumber industry had transformed Galeton into the biggest city in Potter County. More than 30 trains stopped in Galeton each day, carrying people and goods across America. Shops, hotels, restaurants…
Galeton's Early Days
In 1879, only a few hundred people lived in this area, surrounded by forested wilds. Then William McClure Gale came to town, and launched an industry that quickly transformed the region. On the land before you (now John J. Co…
On this site a wood frame business was built by Louis Nuschke. A grand store for it's time, one could purchase anything from furniture, carpet, wall paper, hand painted china and jewelry as well as hardware items. When the dam broke in 1911 the Nu…
In 1900 on this lot, George C. Bayless of Binghamton, NY. began construction of a large pulp and paper mill. Originally constructed for a daily capacity of 50-ton, in later years it had at times, an output of 70-ton of paper per day. By 1910 the m…
Founded 1681 by William Pennas a Quaker Commonwealth.Birthplace ofTHE DECLARATION OFINDEPENDENCEandTHE CONSTITUTION OFTHE UNITED STATES.
Noted Moravian missionary camped near here October 8, 1767, en route from Bethlehem to found missions among the Delaware Indians to the West. He was the first white man to pass through the primeval forests of this region.
Erected as a memorial to David Zeisberger, who encamped near this place on the night of October 8, 1767, when on his way from Bethlehem to the mouth of Tionesta Creek to visit the Indians on the Allegheny River. He was accompanied by two Delaware …
Noted Moravian missionary, passed through here in October 1767, en route from Bethlehem to found missions among the Delaware Indians to the West. He was the first white man to travel through the primeval forests of this region.
Noted Moravian missionary, passed through here in Octber 1767, en route from Bethlehem to found missions among the Delaware Indians to the West. He was the first white man to travel through the primeval forests of this region.