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

Anthony Wayne

 
 
Anthony Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
1. Anthony Wayne Marker
Inscription. On the Soldiers and Sailors Home grounds near the foot of this street is a restored blockhouse on the site of American Fort Presque Isle. It is the original burial place of General Wayne, who died there on December 15, 1796.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 8.053′ N, 80° 4.334′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of East 6th Street and Ash Street, on the right when traveling east on East 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Presque Isle (approx. mile away); Pennsylvania National Guard (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Anthony Wayne Blockhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Presque Isle Forts (approx. half a mile away); American Fort (approx. half a mile away); Erie Heritage (approx. half a mile away); Erie Area Native Americans (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Presque Isle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Wayne. This link is published and made available
Anthony Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
2. Anthony Wayne Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground, with a directional arrow on the marker pole pointing the way to Anthony Wayne's grave site. View of intersection with Ash Street in the background.
by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on August 6, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Wikipedia entry for Anthony Wayne. (Submitted on August 6, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. Wayne Buried in Two Places. This web link was published by Paoli Battlefield Historical Park. (Submitted on August 6, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, CastlesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Anthony Wayne Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2009
3. Anthony Wayne Blockhouse
View of the Anthony Wayne Blockhouse, located several blocks north of this marker, on the grounds of the Soldiers and Sailors Home.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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