Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
General Anthony Wayne
General Anthony Wayne
an American soldier
Distinguished for valor in the
War of the Revolution
Appointed, in 1792, on Washington's
of the U.S. Army
In 1794, vanquished the Indian tribes of the
Northwest, ensuring the safe settlement of
Northwestern Pennsylvania and Northern Ohio.
Died at Erie, PA., Dec. 15, 1796
Erected by Presque Isle Chapter
Daughters American Revolution, in 1902
Erected 1902 by Presque Isle Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 42° 7.746′ N, 80° 5.177′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Peach Street and West 6th Street, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 Peach Street, Erie PA 16501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to those who served in Operation Desert Storm (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Those Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to Those Who Served in the World War (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors from Erie County Who Gave Their Lives To Save The Union (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated In Honor Of Those Who Served Our Country During Hostilities In Vietnam (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to Those Who Served in World War II (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.