Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pennsylvania National Guard
112th Infantry Regiment
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Erie Insurance.
Location. 42° 7.947′ N, 80° 4.638′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on East 6th Street (Pennsylvania Route 5) 0.1 miles west of Parade Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the old Erie Armory. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Presque Isle (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Wayne (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gideon Ball House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harry T. Burleigh (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presque Isle Forts American Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away); Erie Heritage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Erie Area Native Americans (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
More about this marker. This marker was dedicated on July 2, 2015.
The marker was dedicated on July 2, 2015 finally after many, many, many days of rain, the sun arrived, with the ceremonies opened by the Erie Philharmonic Brass Quintet. Welcomes and introductions were done by Thomas B. Hagan, Captain, SC, US Navy (retired). Followed by remarks by: Michael Baker Marker Panel Member, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Major General John L. Gronski 28th Infantry Division Commanding General, Pennsylvania National Guard; Terrence Cavanaugh President and CEO, Erie Insurance
Former Governor Tom Corbett was in attendance, at one time a soldier in the same 112th Infantry Regiment.
The ceremonies were followed by an open house of the former Armory.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 11, 12, 13. submitted on July 6, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.