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See some of the ships that have visited Erie, PA’s bayfront over the years: Christine’s Chronicles

The lake port city of Erie, PA has seen its share of waterfaring vessels over the centuries. Here is a glimpse at some of those nautical visitors. It’s winter 2019 and the “Presque Isle” is docked at the Erie bay … Continue reading

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Check out these photos of the Erie Thunderbirds Drum and Bugle Corps from 1971 to 2013: Christine’s Chronicles

Erie, PA — One of Erie’s snazziest musical endeavors, The Erie Thunderbirds, marches in parades, competitions and shows throughout PA, NY and Canada. Take a look at these historic photos, depicting the corps’ performances from 1971 to 2013. Many of … Continue reading

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Look at these Magnificent Homes from Erie, PA’s Millionaire’s Row on W. 6th Street Near Downtown: Christine’s Chronicles

From about 1871 to the 1930s an area of Erie, PA on W. 6th Street near downtown was dubbed “Millionaire’s Row.” As the city developed, this is where the affluent citizens built architecturally-stunning homes and carriage houses. Enjoy this sampling … Continue reading

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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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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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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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