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Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Lawrence and Niagara

Flagships of Commodore Perry

 
 
The Lawrence and Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
1. The Lawrence and Niagara Marker
Inscription. The Lawrence and Niagara, Flagships of Commodore Perry, in the Battle of Lake Erie, Sep. 10, 1813, were built on the bay front, 100 yards north of this spot, early in the same year.
 
Erected 1913 by Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 7.545′ N, 80° 6.51′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street and Cascade Street, on the left when traveling west on West 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cascade Creek (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Shipyards (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress (approx. 0.9 miles away); Erie County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cashier's House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Daniel Dobbins (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alexis de Tocqueville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lafayette Visit (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Erie.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar of 1812Waterways & Vessels
 
The Lawrence and Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
2. The Lawrence and Niagara Marker
The Lawrence and Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
3. The Lawrence and Niagara Marker
View of this historical marker where West 2nd Street bends north and becomes Cascade Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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