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

Boston Store Livery & Garage

 
 
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By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
1. Boston Store Livery & Garage Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1906 for John P. Dugan livery on the site of Lafayette House, an early hotel. It is the only livery building left from that once important trade centered on lower French Street.

From 1916 to 1961, this was livery and later garage for the Boston Store (1885-1979), the first local department store to make home deliveries.
 
Erected 1986 by Erie County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 7.882′ N, 80° 5.095′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on French Street north of East 5th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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); Colt Way (a few steps from this marker); O'Donnell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette Visit (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Steam Bakery (within shouting
Boston Store Livery & Garage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
2. Boston Store Livery & Garage Marker
distance of this marker); Don't Give Up the Ship (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cashier's House (about 400 feet away); Meet Erie's New Americans (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 182 times since then and 42 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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