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Iraq The Republic of Iraq is home to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The region between these rivers, historically known as Mesopotamia, is considered to be the cradle of civilization of Western society. In 2003 the United States organized an in…
Oliver Hazard Perry "We have met the enemy and they are ours Dedicated to the Pennsylvanians who built and served aboard Perry's Erie-based ships for the decisive Battle of Lake Erie September 10, 1813 Erected August 23, 1985…
The Edison Electric Fountain was dedicated on Tuesday October 22, 1929 as part of the Erie observance of the fiftieth anniversary of Thomas A. Edison's discovery of the incandescent light. The fountain was conceived by public spirited individuals …
Perry Square was originally part of the plan for the City of Erie which was laid out in 1795 by famed federal surveyor Andrew Ellicott, the same man who took over the plan for completing Washington D.C. The area now occupied by the park was then f…
Erected by the Postal Employees of the United States to the memory of Eben Brewer first mail agent of the United States in Cuba, who died July 14, 1898, aged 50 years.
Herein resided during the years of 1830-1831 Horace Greeley printer, editor and founder of the New York Tribune "Go west, young man, go west"
Erected 1848 Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1982
Gratefully dedicated to the students of Cathedral Preparatory School who served our country during World War II 1941 - 1945 Our Honored Dead Lt. Com. Charles J. Weschler '27 Lt. James Quinn '39 Lt. John May '43 E.M. 3/c Edward W Ba…
Erie County Government, with financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, began restoration work on the courthouse in June of 2001. The West Wing of this Classical U-shaped Greek Revival structure was built in 1855.…
This building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Presented by The Friends of the Library 1980