Erie Steam Bakery

Erie Steam Bakery (HM26YE)

Location: Erie, PA 16507 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 7.909', W 80° 5.113'

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Bakery began in 1842 at 5th & Sassafras. In 1873 moved west of here (E. 4th St. Parking Lot). By 1888 considered "the oldest, largest, most perfectly equipped establishment of the kind in Pennsylvania." Using steam in baking process, it was known for "all kinds of plain and fancy bakers' goods" including crackers, cakes, ginger snaps and "tidal-wave" brand bisquits.

This building erected 1894 by owners W.J. Sands & Sons to expand bakery which continued until 1919. Durico Paper Co. located here 1938-1984. Site of Judah Colt House where General Lafayette visited in 1825. Building renamed Lafayette Place in 1985.
HM NumberHM26YE
Year Placed1985
Placed ByHistoric Square Properties & North Coast Corp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 575603 N 4664816
Decimal Degrees42.13181667, -80.08521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 7.909', W 80° 5.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 7' 54.54" N, 80° 5' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 French St, Erie PA 16507, US
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