Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
African American Sailors in the Battle of Lake Erie
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 42° 8.225′ N, 80° 5.227′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Front Street. Touch for map. Located behind the Erie Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 E Front St, Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flagship Niagara (here, next to this marker); Making of the Flag "Don't Give Up The Ship" (here, next to this marker); USS Michigan Anchor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Allman Siple (about 300 feet away); Erie 9-11 Memorial (about 400 feet away); Hero of Gettysburg (about 400 feet away); Freshwater Fishing Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Daniel Dobbins (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
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Also see . . .
1. African Americans in the Battle of Lake. An Erie Maritime Museum historical article. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Erie Maritime Museum. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.