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See the place where Daniel Dobbins built the ships that helped win the Battle of Lake Erie in Erie, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan, October 25, 2022 THIS HISTORICAL MARKER AT THE FOOT OF CASCADE STREET TELLS A VERY ENLIGHTENING TALE OF ERIE’S BAYFRONT PAST. “CASCADE CREEK ~ Cascade Creek is the last of Erie’s three original creeks. Its western … 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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“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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Marvintown: A Beautiful Painting By Ida Heibel Shows An Idyllic Place From The Past In Erie, PA

Journey to Marvintown, as shown in a historic oil painting by Ida Heibel from her childhood memories and a story by Marian Fromkneckt Continue reading

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