Aerial view of the Lazaretto Quarantine Station, Tinicum, PA, circa 1929.
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Aerial view of the Lazaretto

Credit: Philadelphia Free Library Print and Picture Department

After the immigration station closed in 1897, the Lazaretto was used as a fishing and boating club, a flying club, and during World War I as a training site for the Army Signal Corps. When this photo was taken in the 1920s the Lazaretto site was run down, but still largely intact.

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