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Extreme HistoERIE: The Earliest Years of Erie, PA 1795 to 1884: Xtine’s 20 questions

If you know who’s buried at the Wayne blockhouse in Erie, PA then take this quiz! Even if you don’t know, take the quiz anyway! Continue reading

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Observe the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse as witnessed in Erie County, PA on May 15, 2022: Christine’s Chronicles

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Watch “Lazarus The Legend,” the 1993 award-winning cult classic movie produced in Erie, PA

Erie, PA Movie-maker Matthew J. Frazzini created “Lazarus The Legend” 30 years ago as a spoof on every kung fu movie he’d ever watched. It aired on Erie’s Public Access cable TV channel. Videotaped entirely on location here in Erie, … Continue reading

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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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“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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Did you know the first lighthouse keeper at Presque Isle called it “the loneliest place on earth?” Watch this video to learn more: Christine’s Chronicles

Climb up the 149-year-old metal spiral staircase to see what the first lighthouse keepers at Presque Isle might have observed Continue reading

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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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