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Remembering A&P Stores in Erie, PA ~ We Still Use Our A&P Sewing Kit From The Early 20th Century: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ Oct. 1, 2022 We still use this sewing kit from the A & P Store, which was previously owned by a local person who was born in 1912. Gotta love the instructions on how to use … Continue reading

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See photos of the historic Waterford Hotel, which was built in the 1840s: Christine’s Chronicles

by Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ Sept. 29, 2022 One of Erie County’s historic treasures, the Waterford Hotel was built as a private home in the 1840s by Samuel Hutchins. It still stands at 213 High St. “It was sold at … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2022 Albion Fair Queen and Court: Christine’s Chronicles

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Hey Ho and Away We Go ~ It’s Time for the Albion Fair! See the sights and colorful highlights in this Picture Show of the 2022 Fair: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ September 17, 2022 This is the Fair view that greets visitors as they approach the excitement. Now that’s no bull! (Okay, it is) Adorable fuzzy goat family. Page Quick (left) 1st runner up and Kendal … Continue reading

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Catch a glimpse of Erie, PA’s Firefighters, Past and Present: Christine’s Chronicles

The engraved name is “Engine Co. No. 5” in this early 20th century photo of the firehouse at 832 East Avenue in Erie, PA. It has since been reassigned as Engine Company No. 8. The good news is it’s still … Continue reading

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Reviewing George Washington’s historical presence in Erie County, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

by Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ August 27, 2022 On the south side of Waterford’s Eagle-Hotel stands a life-sized commemoration to the nation’s first President, George Washington, posed in a manner to represent the fulfillment of his first public mission. The … Continue reading

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Presenting some of the beautiful details of St. Paul’s Catholic Church exterior in Erie, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

St. Paul’s Church, in the heart of Erie’s “Little Italy” neighborhood, had its humble beginnings in May of 1891. In August 1928, ground was broken for a new house of worship, but due to poor economic conditions in the late … Continue reading

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See the sights and hear the sounds of the 2022 St. Paul’s Italian Festival in Erie, PA

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See these colorful photos of the fun and fellowship celebrated at the 2022 St. Paul’s Italian Festival in Erie, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

Photofeature by Christine Lorraine Morgan, August 13, 2022

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Check out these historic structures in Erie, PA at 138 E. 26th Street: Christine’s Chronicles

Always found these buildings at 138 E. 26th St. fascinating. Presently they are “Aspire Home Care.” This property was formerly the Rose Koehler Curtze Estate. The original First National Bank building was built in 1886, and when it was slated for … Continue reading

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