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

Perry's Shipyards

 
 
Perry's Shipyards Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. Perry's Shipyards Marker
Inscription. Perry's ships, the Lawrence, the Niagara, and the Ariel, were built in spring, 1813, at the foot of this street. His warehouses, blockhouse, and lookout station were also located there.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 7.311′ N, 80° 6.367′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of West 6th Street (Pennsylvania Route 5) and Cascade Street on West 6th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1002 West 6th Street, 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. The Lawrence and Niagara (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cascade Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress (approx. one mile away); Erie County (approx. one mile away); Cashier's House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Harry Kellar (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lafayette Visit (approx. 1.3 miles away); Harry T. Burleigh (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .  Oliver Hazard Perry at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Perry's Shipyards Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. Perry's Shipyards Marker
Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, USN (1785-1819) image. Click for full size.
Portrait in oils by Edward L. Mooney, 1839
3. Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, USN (1785-1819)
Naval History and Heritage Command [#KN-2783]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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