Monthly Archives: April 2022

See What Erie’s East Bayfront Looked Like in 1880 With This Photo of the Wayne Blockhouse: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ April 18, 2022 Yes, the shoreline of Presque Isle Bay nearly reached the Wayne Blockhouse as is apparent in this 1880 photo! Garrison Hill, which is slightly to the east of this photo, was a … Continue reading

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Presque Isle North Pierhead Lighthouse, built in 1857, still guides vessels: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan, April 16, 2022 There’s quite an extensive history behind the Presque Isle North Pierhead Lighthouse in Erie, PA. The photos and video below show what the tower looked like a century ago compared to what it looks … Continue reading

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“The Native Legend of Presque Isle: Sheltering Arm of the Great Spirit”: Christine’s Chronicles

“It is said that Manitou, the Great Spirit, led his favorite children, The Erie Tribe, to the shores of this great inland sea where they fished its waters, hunted, and tilled the fields. “As the Eries ventured into the lake … Continue reading

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See the beautiful Paintings on the Conneaut Lake Park Carousel, which is for sale as park rides are dismantled: Christine’s Chronicles

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Adventures in Musical History – DeBence Antique Music World: Christine’s Chronicles

This dandy new-looking Zenith Cobra-Matic was advertised as “The Record Fan’s Delight.” It was described as the “Simplest automatic record-player ever built! Plays all records of any speed from 10 to 85, including the coming new 16 R.P.M.!” Continue reading

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