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

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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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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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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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What Fun We Had at The Skyway Drive-In, Erie PA: Christine’s Chronicles

It’s time to remember the nostalgic cinematic candy otherwise known as the drive-in movie. Here’s the Skyway in Erie, PA 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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