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Combat Wounded Veterans
1782 Military Order of The Purple Heart 1932
My stone is red for
the blood they shed.
The medal I bear
is my country's way
to show they care.
If I could be seen
by all mankind
maybe peace will
come in my lifet…
In February 1932, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, then-Army Chief of Staff, announced that the War Department was reviving Gen. George Washington's badge of military merit as a new decoration: the Purple Heart. Since then, more than one million Americans …
during the years of 1830-1831
printer, editor and founder of
the New York Tribune
"Go west, young man, go west"
Blue Pike - 1931 - 3,600,000 lbs.
Lake Whitefish - 1946 - 8,300,000 lbs.
Lake Herring - 1949 - 6,700,000 lbs.
Pound netting (Drawing shows pound net from above) - Placing standing nets in shallow water that funnel fish into a sm…
Dobbins Landing Timeline
Bicentennial Tower built to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Erie.
Public Dock renamed Dobbins Landing in honor of pioneer mariner Daniel Dobbins.
Nicholson Ferry to Port Dover begins operation…
A French Frontier Fort
Fort de la Presqu'ile was the first in a proposed line of forts that would guard a route to the Mississippi. The lofty goal for 1753 was to build four ports, Presqu'ile, le Boeuf, Machault, and Duquesne. By the late summer …
Don't Give Up the Ship
September 10, 1813
"We have met the enemy and they are ours — two ships, two brigs, one schooner…
Dedicated to those men and women who so gallantly served their country during the Korean War 1950 - 1953
Korean Veterans Killed In Action
ACKERMAN, Robert Charles
AMES, William H.
BALDWIN, William Charles
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 …
This steel Flagpole was first installed in 1938 at the SE corner of E. 6th & French Sts. by Erie Insurance Co-Founder and President H. O. Hirt when Erie moved its Home Office to the historic C. F. Adams Building (now Erie Insurance Heritage Center…