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

Colt Way

Historic Square

 

— 1795 —

 
Colt Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
1. Colt Way Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Judah Colt (1761-1832), pioneer Erie settler in 1795. Land agent of Pennsylvania Population Co., Burgess of Erie in 1813 & 1820-21. Resident of 4th & French and early owner of much of this historic square block.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 7.887′ N, 80° 5.109′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on French Street south of East 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 French Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Erie Flagpole (a few steps from this marker); O'Donnell House (a few steps from this marker); Boston Store Livery & Garage (a few steps from this marker); Lafayette Visit (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Steam Bakery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cashier's House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Don't Give Up the Ship
Colt Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
2. Colt Way Marker
(about 400 feet away); Horace Greeley (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 15 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.
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