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

Perry 200 Commemoration

 
 
Perry 200 Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
1. Perry 200 Commemoration Marker
Inscription.  [Front:]
Don't Give Up the Ship

September 10, 1813

American Squadron
Lawrence
Niagara
Caledonia
Ariel
Somers
Trippe
Porcupine
Tigress
Scorpion

"We have met the enemy and they are ours — two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop."
Oliver Hazard Perry

This monument memorializes the direction of those patriots who built in Erie's harbor the fleet that won the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812

Dedicated September 10, 2013

Perry 200 Commemoration

[Back features donor information and the following inscription:]
In memory of
Captain Daniel Dobbins

 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 8.334′ N, 80° 5.491′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Memorial
Perry 200 Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
2. Perry 200 Commemoration Marker
is on Dobbins Landing north of East Dobbins Landing, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 State 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. U.S. Brig Niagara (here, next to this marker); Alexis de Tocqueville (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort de la Presqu'ile (within shouting distance of this marker); Dobbins Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Daniel Dobbins (about 500 feet away); Freshwater Fishing Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Making of the Flag "Don't Give Up The Ship" (approx. ¼ mile away); Flagship Niagara (approx. ¼ mile away). 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 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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