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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Waterford, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Erie County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Erie County, PA (215) Crawford County, PA (140) Warren County, PA (35) Chautauqua County, NY (250) Ashtabula County, OH (113)  ErieCounty(215) Erie County (215)  CrawfordCounty(140) Crawford County (140)  WarrenCounty(35) Warren County (35)  ChautauquaCountyNew York(250) Chautauqua County (250)  AshtabulaCountyOhio(113) Ashtabula County (113)
Erie is the county seat for Erie County
Waterford is in Erie County
      Erie County (215)  
      Crawford County (140)  
      Warren County (35)  
      Chautauqua County, New York (250)  
      Ashtabula County, Ohio (113)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — A Memorial to Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in this Vicinity
A Memorial to Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in this Vicinity Aaron Himrod Micahel Hare William Boyd Neal McKay Capt. John Lytle Nathaniel Mallory Charles Martin Capt. Robert King Henry Reichard Robert Brotherton William Hood . . . Map (db m132388) WM
2 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Col. Strong Vincent(1837 - 1863)
Civil War hero was born at the NW corner of First & Cherry Streets. A major turning point in the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg resulted from his independent and decisive action on July 2 in detaching his brigade (including the 83rd Pa. Regiment) to . . . Map (db m31995) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Eagle HotelBuilt 1826
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior October 28, 1977 Map (db m116911) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Fort Le Boeuf
Three forts have stood on this site. French fort, built 1753, to guard road into Ohio Valley, abandoned 1759. British fort built in 1760, burned by Indians in 1763. American fort to protect settlers, built 1794.Map (db m31978) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Fort Le BoeufThis Monument Marks the Site of
This monument marks the site of Fort Le Boeuf Erected by the French in 1752. George Washington As a major representing the governor of Virginia, came here in 1753, bearing a letter to the commander of the fort, warning the . . . Map (db m32011) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Fort Le Boeuf Memorial
The Judson House, built in 1820, stands on the site of the old French fort. This was the scene of Washington's first public mission.Map (db m31985) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — 3 — Fort Sur La Rivière Aux BoeufsGateway to Ohio Country
Fort le Boeuf Timeline 1759 — French abandon and burn the fort. 1759 — Fort Niagara falls to the British, leaving Fort le Boeuf vulnerable. 1758 — Fort Duquesne falls to the British 1756 — Completion of Fort . . . Map (db m132390) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — George Washington
In December, 1753, George Washington came here with notice from the governor of Virginia to the French that they were trespassing on British soil. The statue shows Washington carrying out his first public mission.Map (db m31993) HM
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9 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Near This Site
Near this site stood successive military posts that secured a vital point on the main route between Pittsburgh and Lake Erie. French Fort LeBeouf built 1753 was abandoned in 1759. British Fort LeBoeuf built 1760 was destroyed by Native Americans in . . . Map (db m32004) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Operation Desert Storm Memorial
Dedicated to those who served in Operation Desert StormMap (db m132389) WM
11 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Saint Peter's Episcopal ChurchErected in 1832
Consecrated by the Rt. Rev'd H. J. Underdonk Bishop of Pennsylvania November 15th 1832 This building is the oldest brick and stone Episcopal Church in continuous use west of the AppalachiansMap (db m132392) HM
12 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Site of Fort Le Boeuf
Built by the French in 1752 Under British flag 1759 - 1763Map (db m32010) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in memory of all who have served and to those who gave their lives in the service of our country in all our conflictsMap (db m132391) WM
14 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford, Laboeuf Township — French Creek
The Rivière aux Boeufs of the French, renamed by George Washington in 1753. It had an important part in the French and Indian War and the settlement of northwestern Pennsylvania.Map (db m41037) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford, Waterford Township — Old State Line
The northern boundary of Pennsylvania, before the purchase of the Erie Triangle in 1792, crossed the highway at this point. The State paid $151,640.25 for the Erie tract and its port on the Lakes.Map (db m74615) HM
16 Pennsylvania, Erie County, Waterford, Waterford Township — Presque Isle Portage
The old portage, part of the historic Venango Trail from Lake Erie to the Ohio River, crossed today's road here. The Indian trail became a French military road in 1753.Map (db m31976) HM
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May. 28, 2023