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

Erie

 
 
Erie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
1. Erie Marker
Inscription. The State's only lake port, bought with Erie Triangle, 1792. Laid out in 1795 by Ellicott and Irvine. Site of French, British and U.S. forts. Perry built his fleet here in 1813.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 2.621′ N, 80° 4.475′ W. Marker is near Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on Peach Street (U.S. 19) south of Robinson Road West, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located south of Erie, Pennsylvania, and just south of Interstate 90, on the east side of the road that runs between Erie and Waterford Pennsylvania. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8255 Peach Street, Erie PA 16509, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old French Road (approx. 3 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Old State Line (approx. 4.6 miles away); Sister Bernard Sheridan (approx. 4.7 miles away); Colonel Philip Cochran (approx. 4.7 miles away); Presque Isle Portage
Erie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
2. Erie Marker
View of historical marker, looking south on US 19 towards Waterford, PA.
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Harry Kellar (approx. 5.4 miles away); Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Erie - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. City of Erie, PA. (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Erie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 14, 2010
3. Erie Marker
View of historical marker, looking north up US 19 towards Erie, PA.
Bird's eye view of the city of Erie image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1870
4. Bird's eye view of the city of Erie
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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