School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, America’s Oldest Quarantine Station

This website was created by Dr. David Barnes, historian at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Barnes has personally transcribed various primary sources that have yet to be published on the internet. His website provides primary sources and images (some include modern-day photographs he took of the Lazaretto). Dr. Barnes is a knowledgeable resource on the Lazaretto and is currently writing a book on the subject which should be published in the near future.

Referenced in:
Lazaretto Quarantine Station
Saving the Philadelphia Lazaretto: One of the Oldest Immigration and Quarantine Stations (1801-1895)

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