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

This Public Pier is Dedicated to

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel
1. This Public Pier is Dedicated to Marker
Inscription.  Lawrence J. Toth, longstanding advocate and staunch supporter of free public access along the Presque Isle Bayfront and the open water shoreline of Lake Erie, Larry was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. and spent his professional public service career in Harrisburg working in the coastal zone program of the department of environmental protection from 1981 until his passing in 2008. His friendly and convincing manner won over all he met with his vision that access to the waters and shoreline of Lake Erie should be held in the public trust and always available to the general public.
This public pier shall now serve to memorialize Larry's vision, dedication, cooperative spirit and lasting effort to create and conserve free public access opportunities along the Presque Isle Bayfront for your enjoyment now and for many generations to come.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1981.
 
Location. 42° 7.86′ N, 80° 5.948′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Bayfront Bikeway north of West Bayfront
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By Mike Wintermantel
2. This Public Pier is Dedicated to Marker
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Parkway. 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. Presque Isle and the Bay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industrial Erie (about 300 feet away); Bayfront Metamorphosis (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Century Erie (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cascade Street Docks (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Erie Extension Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cascade Creek (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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