Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress
Gunboats of Commodore Perry
Erected 1913 by Erie County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1813.
Location. 42° 7.975′ N, 80° 5.578′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on West Front Street, 0 miles west of Sassafras Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. The Erie Extension Canal (here, next to this marker); Dobbins Lane (approx. ¼ mile away); Canal Basin (approx. ¼ mile away); Industrial Erie (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freshwater Fishing Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Public Pier is Dedicated to (approx. Captain Daniel Dobbins (approx. 0.3 miles away); Horace Greeley (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.