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

James N. Thompson Land Lighthouse Park

 
 
James N. Thompson Land Lighthouse Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
1. James N. Thompson Land Lighthouse Park Marker
Inscription.  This historical park was rededicated in 2011 in the memory of James N. Thompson, four-term Erie City Councilman, citizen advocate, businessman and founding member of the Friends of the Poor.

Jim served as City Council President in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2010. He worked tirelessly to improve the lives of young people living in Erie's Lower East Side.

His love of family and the Erie community and his devoted service was an inspiration to all.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & PoliticsParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 42° 8.653′ N, 80° 3.702′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Lighthouse Street north of Lakefront Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Lakefront Drive, Erie PA 16505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erie Land Lighthouse (a few steps from this marker); Erie Land Lighthouse Keepers (within shouting distance of
James N. Thompson Land Lighthouse Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
2. James N. Thompson Land Lighthouse Park Marker
this marker); The Native Legend of Presque Isle: "Sheltering Arm of the Great Spirit" (within shouting distance of this marker); The North Pier Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Erie Land Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie's Maritime Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie's Land Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Erie Land Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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