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

USS Michigan Anchor

 
 
USS Michigan Anchor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2010
1. USS Michigan Anchor Marker
Inscription. Built in Erie in 1843, USS Michigan (later named Wolverine) was the US Navy’s first iron-hulled ship. Michigan was stationed in Erie, served on the Great Lakes until 1923, scrapped in 1949.
 
Location. 42° 8.184′ N, 80° 5.19′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on E Front Street. Click for map. This marker is in front of the entrance to the Erie Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 E Front Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul Allman Siple (a few steps from this marker); William Leverett Morrison (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Erie 9-11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Flagship Niagara (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); African American Sailors in the Battle of Lake Erie (about 300 feet away); Captain Daniel Dobbins (approx. ¼ mile away); Alexis de Tocqueville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lafayette Visit (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Erie.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
USS Michigan Anchor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2010
2. USS Michigan Anchor Marker
USS Michigan Anchor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2010
3. USS Michigan Anchor Marker
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 296 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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