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Presenting some of the beautiful details of St. Paul’s Catholic Church exterior in Erie, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

St. Paul’s Church, in the heart of Erie’s “Little Italy” neighborhood, had its humble beginnings in May of 1891. In August 1928, ground was broken for a new house of worship, but due to poor economic conditions in the late … Continue reading

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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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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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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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It’s Cello Time! Here’s the Washington Post March by John Philip Sousa played by Christine Lorraine Morgan

Have you ever wondered what this Sousa march would sound like on the cello? Then tune in and check it out! 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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