Erie County - Erie, PA
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N 42° 07.718 W 080° 05.269
17T E 575393 N 4664460
Quick Description: On the courthouse lawn
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2017 5:27:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMW073
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Long Description:

County of marker: Erie County
Location of marker: Erie County Courthouse, W. 6th St. between Peach & Sassafras, Erie
Marker erected by: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Date erected: Friday, August 21, 1981

Marker Text:

Formed March 12, 1800 from Allegheny County. Named for Lake Erie, which took its own name from the Erie Indians. Erie, the county seat, was laid out 1795; made a city in 1851. Ships of Perry's fleet which won the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie were built here.

Marker Name: Erie County

County: Erie

Date Dedicated: 8/21/1981

Marker Type: City

Location: Erie County Courthouse, W. 6th St. between Peach & Sassafras, Erie

Category: Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Military, Native American

Website: Not listed

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