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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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Riehl Gardens ~ A place of beauty in Fairview, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

“Riehl Gardens is Beautiful” was a perfect slogan for this former business because it truly lived up to that statement. Check out these photos and story to see for yourself. Continue reading

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How I Spent Three Days In A Bangkok Hospital at Age 18 in my time with the US Army: Christine’s Chronicles

Could you imagine being hospitalized in Bangkok, Thailand at age 18 and nobody visits you because you don’t know anyone? Continue reading

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When Our US Army Bus Drove Straight Into An Anti-American Demonstration in Bangkok This Is What Happened in 1975: Christine’s Chronicles

How does one hide from thousands of angry people in a foreign country when trapped on a bus and there is nowhere to do so? Continue reading

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Top 10 Soap Operas That Might Be Adapted to Boomers

Sometimes it’s fun to take reality and imagine it in a funny way…with that in mind please enjoy this humorous piece. Continue reading

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Erie PA Zoo’s Beloved Orangutan, Joe, has died at age 36.

Joe the Orangutan was one of the Erie Zoo’s most beloved creatures. He had quite a personality, and might sit and look at you, or jump up and display his strength, depending on his mood. Upon his passing he leaves … Continue reading

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Check out these photos from an Erie Cablevision promotional event on the EMTA trolley with local radio personality Dan Geary in 1993: Christine’s Chronicles

These images were captured on film in 1993 at a promotional event in Erie, PA by Christine Lorraine Morgan (aka xtinethewriter), who worked at the cable company and helped coordinate the activity. This is several years before the local cable … Continue reading

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Happy 20th Birthday to Erie’s Intermodal Transportation Center in 2022: Christine’s Chronicles

In 2002 the port city of Erie, PA changed the face of local transportation with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a shiny new transportation hub on its popular bayfront at the Holland Street Pier. The facility came … Continue reading

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