Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Making of the Flag "Don't Give Up The Ship"
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
Location. 42° 8.228′ N, 80° 5.231′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Located behind the Erie Maritime Museum at the Flagship Niagara. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 E Front 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. African American Sailors in the Battle of Lake Erie (here, next to this marker); Flagship NiagaraUSS Michigan Anchor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Allman Siple (about 300 feet away); William Leverett Morrison (about 400 feet away); Erie 9-11 Memorial (about 400 feet away); Hero of Gettysburg (about 500 feet away); Freshwater Fishing Capital (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
Also see . . . Object 11: Don't Give Up The Ship Flag. A History of the Navy in 100 Objects (Submitted on November 26, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.