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State and County Fairs 193

Harvest Home Picnics 194

The Grange 194



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Farmers' Alliance 194

State Police 194

Erie Fair Association, etc 194

The Old Militia System 194

Early Military Companies 194

Distilleries, Breweries, etc 195

Wine Making 195

Temperance Societies 195

Slaves and Slavery 195

Unusual Spells of Weather 195



GENERAL INDEX.



PAGE.

Earliest Snow Falls 196

Weather Table for Twenty-two Years 197

The Cholera in Erie 198

Telegraph and Telephone Lines 198

First Shows and Circuses 198

The Cattle Trade 19S

Old Style Currency 198

Soldiers' anu Sailors' Monuments 199



PAGE.

Revolutionary Soldiers 199

The Anti-Slavery Movement 199

Oldest Men and Women 199

First Thanksgiving 200

Great Floods 200

The Liberty Bell in Erie 200

Grape Culture and Wine Making 200

Grape Growers' Association 201



CHAPTER XXVI.
The War for the Union. — Page 201 to Page 215.



PAGE.

First War Meetings in Erie County 201

Liberal Subscriptions by the Citizens 201

Erie County Military Companies Tender their

Services 201

Three Mouths' Regiment Organized 201

Eighty-third Regiment Organized 202

Cavalry Companies Recruited 202

Recruiting for the Navy 202

Ladies' Aid Society Established 202

One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Or-
ganized 202

One Hundred and Forty fifth Regiment Or-
ganized 203

First Draft 203

Money Matters and Politics 204



PAGE.

Rebel Invasion of Pennsylvania 204

Second Draft 205

Other Drafts 206

Prices for Substitutes 207

Close of the War 207

General Rejoicing 207

Officers from Erie County 207

County Finances, 1861 to 1870 208

Prices During the War 208

Brief History of the Erie County Regiments . . 209

Three Months' Regiment 209

Eighty-third Regiment 210

One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment 211

One Hundred and Forty-fifth Regiment . 213

Company L, Twelfth Cavalry 215



CHAPTER XXVII.
Record of Political Events, 1798 to 1895.— Page 215 to Page 262.



PAGE.

Election of Washington and Adams 215

Election of Thomas Jefferson 215

Erie County Votes Separately for the First

Time 216

Re-Election of Jefferson 216

Party Names in the Early Days 216

First Election Districts in Erie County 216

Madison Twice Elected 217

Monroe Twice Elected 218

The Era of Political Harmony 218

John Quincy Adams Chosen President by the

House 219

Andrew Jackson Elected 220

The Anti-Masonic Era 220

Democratic Party Name Adopted 221

Jackson Re-Elected 221

Democratic Split in the State 222

Van Buren Elected 222

State Constitutional Convention 223

The " Buck-Shot War " 223

Constitutional Amendments Adopted 224

Prothonotarv, Register and Recorder First

Elected ." 224

The Whig Party Organized 225

Harrison and Tyler Elected 225

Directors of the Poor First Elected 225

Justices of the Peace First Elected 225

The Abolition Party Started 225

County Treasurer First Elected 226

Canal Commissioners First Elected 226

The Clay and Polk Campaign 227

Gen. Reed Defeated for Congress 227

Native American Party Organized 228



PAGE.

Judge Thompson Re-elected 228

First Prohibition Movement 229

Soldier Vote in the Mexican War 229

Taylor and Fillmore Elected 229

Auditor and Surveyor General First Elected. 230

Judges First Elected 231

John Galbraith Chosen President Judge 231

Last Whig National Ticket 231

Pierce and King Elected 231

First Free Soil County Ticket 232

Rise of Know-Nothingism 233

Mott's Enormous Majority 233

Maine Liquor Law Voted Down 233

The " Railroad War " in Erie County 233

Local Issues Supersede Party 234

Republican Party Organized 234

Buchanan and Breckeuridge Elected 234

More State Constitutional Amendments 235

The Railroad Question Still Prominent 236

Public Works Sold by the State 236

Break-up of the Democratic Party in 1860 237

Lincoln and Hamlin Elected 237

Governor Curtin's First Election 237

The War for the Union 238

The Galbraith-Lowrv Contest 238

Scofield's First Election 238

The Democrats carrj' Pennsylvania 238

Governor Curtin's Second Election 239

Lincoln and Johnson Elected 239

More Amendments to the State Constitution. . 239

Soldiers Authorized to Vote 239

Period of Soldier Candidates Begins 240

Johnson's "Swing Around the Circle " 240



GENERAL INDEX.



PAGE.

Governor Geary Elected 240

Election of Judge Sharswood 241

First Jury Commissioners Elected 241

Grant and Colfax Elected 241

Governor Geary Re-elected 242

The Scofield-Marvin Campaign 242

Vote in Favor of a Constitutional Convention. 243

Governor Hartranf t's First Election 243

Delegates Elected to Constitutional Conven-
tion 244

Office of State Treasurer Made Elective 244

Liberal Republican Movement 244

Grant and Wilson Elected 245

Local Option Adopted and Repealed 245

Wilson Moore's Close Run for Sheriff 246

New Constitution Adopted 246

Democratic "Tidal Wave" Year 246

First Election of Lieutenant-Governor 246

Dr. Egbert Elected to Congress 246

Democratic State Convention in Erie 247

New Constitution in Force 247

Minority Representation in the Boards of

County Commissioners and Auditors 247

First November Election for State and County

Officers 247

Start of the National Greenback Party 247

The Hayes and Tilden Campaign 247

The " Eight by Seven " Commission 248

Wni. A. Galbraith Elected President Judge. . . 248
Election of Trunkey, Noyes and Schell 249



PAGE.

Governor Hoyt and Lieutenant-Governor

Stone Elected 249

Garfield and Arthur Elected 250

Anti-Cameron Outbreak in the Republican

Party 251

Orange Noble's Defeat for State Treasurer. . . 251

Another Republican Revolt 252

Pattison and Black Elected 252

Cleveland and Hendricks Elected 253

First Scott and Mackey Campaign 253

Wm. L. Scott's Big Vote in Erie 254

Second Scott and Mackey Campaign 254

General Beaver Chosen Governor 254

Harrison and Morton Elected 255

Liquor and Suffrage Amendments Defeated.. 257

Further Republican Dissensions 257

The Pattison-Delemater Contest 257

Governor Pattison Re-elected 257

The Tildeu-Griswold Contest 257

Constitutional Convention Voted Down 258

Cleveland's Re-election 258

National People's Party Started 258

The Flood-Sibley Campaign 259

Republican " Tidal Wave " Year 260

Grow's Immense Majority 260

Another Republican Sweep 260

Governor Hastings Elected 260

Griswold Defeats Sibley 261

Election of 1895 261

Judges of the Superior Court First Elected.. . 261
Cost of Elections 262



CHAPTER XXVIII.
United States, State, District and County Officeks.— Page 262 to Page 27



ited States Officers

Congressmen

Postmasters at Erie

Assistant Postmasters at Erie.

Collectors of Customs

Deputy Collectors of Ciiston



page.
.. 262
.. 262
.. 263
.. 263
.. 263
.. 263



Collectors of Internal Revenue 263

Deputy Collectors of Internal Revenue . . . 263
Assistant Assessors of Internal Revenue . 264

United States Commissioners 264

Deputy Clerks United States Courts 264

Other United States Officers 264

State Officers from Erie County 264

General List 264

Presidential Electors 265

State Senators 265

Members of the House of Representatives 266

District and County Officers 267

President Judges 267

District Judge 268

Additional Law Judges 268

Associate Judges 268

Deputy Attorney Generals 268

District Attorneys 269

Sheriffs 269



Prothonotaries

Registers and Recorders and Clerks of the

Courts

Registers and Recorders

Clerks of the Courts

County Treasurers

Coroners

County Commissioners

Clerks to County Commissioners

Counsel to County Counnissioncrs

Directors of the Poor

Stewards of the Almshouse

Clerks to the Directors of the Poor

Attorneys for the Directors of the Poor. .
County Superintendents of Public Schools

County Detectives

County Surveyors

County Auditors

Jury Commissioners

Court Criers

Mercantile Appraisers

Oil Inspectors

Sealers of Weights and Measures

Salaries of County Officers



See Alphabetical Index (Part VII); Also



GENERAL INDEX.



Township!



PART IV.

AND Boroughs of Erie County.



PAGES.

Albion Boroug-h 285-286

Amity Township 287-289

Conneaut Township 281-285

Concord Township 289-291

East Springfield Boroug-h ^ ZSd

Edinboro Borough 367-369

Elgin Borough 291

Elk Creek Township 292-294

Fairview Township 295-299

Fairview Borough 299-300

Franklin Township 300-302

Girard Township 302-306

Girard Borough 306 309

Greene Township 310-312

Greenfield Township 312-315

Harbor Creek Township 315-319

LeBoeuf Township 319-322



PAGES.

Lockport Borough 309

Mill Village Borough 322-323

McKean Township 323-326

Middleboro Borough 326

Mill Creek Township 327-336

North East Township 336-340

North East Borough 340-345

Springfield Township 345-350

Summit Township 350-352

Union Township 352-355

Union City Borough 355-358

Venango Township 359-363

Wattsburg Borough 363-364

Washington Township 365-367

Waterford Township 369-372

Waterford Borough 372-378

Wayne Township 379-383



See Alphabeticai, Index (Part VII); Also Map of Erie County.

PART V.

Cities of Erie and Corry.

See Alphabetical Index (Part VII); Map of Erie County; Also Mill Creek, Wayne and Con-
cord Townships.

ERIE.

CHAPTER I.



of the Town— Early Settlers, Etc.— Page 387 to Page 392.



PAGE.
Act for Laying Out the Town of Presquelsle. 387

Indian Hostility 387

Second Act for Laying Out the Town 388

First American Settlers 388

First Women 389

First Building 389

How the Town was Laid Out 389

Incorporated as a Borough 389



PAGE



First Divided Into Wards 389

City Charter 389

City Boundaries 390

Sale of Town Lots 390

Prices Paid for Lots 390

Early Arrivals 391

Population, 1820 to 1890 392



CHAPTER II.
UEF Description of Erie.— Page 392 to Page 399.



PAGE.

Location of City 392

Elevations Above the Lake 393

Streams and Ravines 393

Streets and Avenues 393

Business and Residence Streets 394

Public Parks 394

Street Names that have been Changed 394

Legal Width of Streets, etc 394

Street Numbering 395

Street Lighting 395

Sewer System 395

Public Buildings, Churches, etc 395

Railroads and Transportation Facilities 396

Local Names 396

Cloughsburg 396



PAGE.

Stumptown 396

New Jerusalem 396

Kingtown 397

Federal Hill 397

Eagle Village 397

Marvintown 397

South Erie 397

Warfeltowu 397

Weigelville 397

Wards and Election Districts 397

City Finances 398

Assessments, 1893 and 1895 Compared 398

Tax Rate for Twenty-seven Years 398

Building Permits, 1889-1894 399



GENERAL INDEX.



CHAPTER III.



i^ND City Officers.— Pag-e 399 to Pa^e 407



PAGE.

First Borough Officers 399

Burgesses 399

Mayors 399

City Counciluien 400

Presidents of City Councils 400

Clerks of City Councils 400

City Treasurers 405

City Controllers 406

City Solicitors 406

City Engineers 406

Superintendents of Streets and Sidewalks. . . . 406

Hig-h Constables 406



Harbor Masters

Health Officers

Clerks of the Markets

City Assessors

Sergeants-at-Arms

City Electrician

Building Inspector

Fire, Water, Police and School Officials.

Park Superintendents

Justices of the Peace



PAGE.
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
.. 406
. 406



Aldermen 406

Annual Salaries of City Officials 407



CHAPTER IV.
Water, Fire and Police Departments,— Page 408 to Puge 414.



PAGE.

Water Department 408

Earliest Movement Toward a Public Water

Supply 408

The Second Step Forward 408

Contract Authorized for a Water Supplj'. . 408

Differences of Opinion 409

New Legislation Secured 409

First Water Commissioners 409

Present Water Works Begun 409

A Reservoir Provided 410

The Old and the New Engines 410

Miscellaneous Information 410

List of Water Cotnmissioners 411

Other Officers of the Department 411

Salary List of the Department 411

Fire Department 411

Early Moves for Fire Protection 411

First Steamer Purchased 411



PAGE.

Paid Department Organized 411

Fire Apparatus Now in Use 412

Engine Houses 412

Number of Men in the Department 412

Pay of the Men in the Department 412

Periods of Incendiary Fires 413

Fire Alarm System 413

List of Fire Commissioner,s 413

Lists of Chiefs of the Department 414

Assistant Chiefs 414

Fire Limits 414

Police Department 414

Early Police Svstem 414

Present Police' Force 414

Patrol Wagon 414

Police Call System 414

Chiefs of Police 414

Captains of Police 414



CHAPTER V.
Peninsula, Bay, Harbor, Etc.— Page 415 to Page 425.



PAGE.

The Peninsula in General 415

Cranberrj' Day 415

Historical Items 415

Protection of the Peninsula 415

Damage in Recent Years 417

No Material Change in Genera! Features... . 417

Reports of Government Officers 417

Title to the Peninsula 418

Judge Galbraith's Opinion Thereon 418

The Bay and Harbor 419

Harbor Improvements 419

Government Appropriations 419

Government Engineers 420

Principal Docks 420

Reed's Dock 420

The Public Dock 420

Hard Coal Docks 420



PAGE.

Anchor Line Docks 421

Grain Elevators 421

Erie and Pittsburg Docks 421

Carnegie Docks 421

The Watson Dock 422

The Lake Trade 422

Imports and Exports, 1884-1894 422

Coal Shipments, 1874-1894 422

Grain Receipts, Where From 422

The Fishing Industry 423

A Fisherman's Paradise 423

. 423
. 424
. 424
. 424
. 425
. 425



Gill-Net Fishing

Pound-Net Fishing

Introduction of Steam Fishing Boats .

Amateur Fishermen

Pleasure Boats

Erie Yacht Club



GENERAL INDEX.



CHAPTER VI.

Public Pleasure Resorts. — Pag-e 425 to Pag-e 429.



PAGE.

Cascade Park 425

Lakeside Park 425

Central Park 425

Soldiers' and Sailor's Monument 426

The Park Fountains 426

Keepers of the Parks 426

The Head, or Massassaug-a Point 426

Tracj' Point 427

The Sommerheim Association 427



PAGE.

Glenwood Park 428

The Grove House 428

The Cedars 428

Cochran's Grove 428

The Maples 428

Fair Grounds 429

Race Tracks 429

Base Ball Grounds 429

Club Houses, etc 429



V.



CHAPTER VII.
City and State Buildings, Charitable Institutions, Etc.— Page 429 to Page 436.



Home .



City Hall

Court House Bell .

City Hospital

Soldiers' and Sailo
Wayne Block Hous

Home for the Friendless 432

Hamot Hospital 433

St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum 434

Old Folks' Home 434



page.
, . . 429
, .. 430
. .. 430
. .. 430
, .. 430



St. Vincent's Hospital

Bureau of Charities

Northwestern Pennsylvania H
Erie Board of Public Charities
Erie Day Nursery



PAGE.

434

435

Societ}'. 435

436

436



Free Kindergarten 436

Exchange for Women's Work 436

HomoLopathic Hospital and Free Dispensary . 436



CHAPTER VIII.
Churches, Sunday Schools, Religious vSocieties, Etc. — Page 437 to Page 468.



PAGE.

Presbyterian Churches 437

First Church 437

Selden Memorial Chapel 438

Park Church 438

Park Home Chapel 439

Park Mission Chapel 439

Central Church 440

Central Church Mission Schools 440

Chestnut Street Church 441

United Presbyterian Church 441

Protestant Episcopal Churches 443

St. Paul's Church 443

Bishop Spaulding 444

Trinity Mission 445

Grace Mission 445

Lundy's Lane Mission 445

St. John's Church 445

St. Vincent's Church 446

Bishop Vincent 446

St. Alban's Church 447

Methodist' Episcopal Churches 447

First Church 447

Brown's Avenue Mission 448

Simpson Church 448

Tenth Street Church 449

Wayne Street Church 450

Methodist Episcopal Church Alliance 450

Methodist Episcopal Conferences 450

St. James' African Church 450

Baptist Churches 451

First Church 451

North Star Mission . 452

Hope Mission 452

Wallace Mission 452



PAGE.

Second Church 452

First German Church 452

Swedish Church 453

Lutheran Churches 453

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Reformed 453

Luther Memorial 454

Grace Mission 454

Zion's Mission 454

German Evangelical Trinity Lutheran. . . 454
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Bethany.. 455

Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran 455

Roman Catholic Churches 455

St. Patrick's Church 456

Catholic Bishops of the Erie Diocese. . . . 456

St. Patrick's Auditorium 456

St. Peter's Cathedral 457

Bishop Mullen 457

Vicar Generals, Erie Diocese 456-457

458
459
459
459
460
460
461



St. Mary's Church.

St. Mary's Priory, Convent, etc.

St. Joseph's Church

St. John's Church

St. Andrew's Church

St. Stanislaus' Church

St. Michael's Church



St. Paul's Church 461



Roil



Catholic Chapels 462



German St. Paul's Evangelical Church.
Ansche Chesed Hebrew Reformed Congrega-
tion 462

United Brethren Church 463

First Christian Church 463



OENEBAL INDEX.



First Universalist Church 463

Salem Evang-elical Association 464

The New Church (Swedenborgiau) 464

Church of Christ (The Tabernacle) 465

Church of Christian Scientists 465

First Spiritual Society 466

German Temple Congreg-ation 466

Young- Men's Christian Association 466

L,adies' Auxiliary Society, Y. M. C. A 466



PAGE.

State Convention, Y. M. C. A 466

Erie Bethel Association , 467

Himrod Mission Sunday School 467

Christian Endeavor Union of Erie City 467

Women's Christian Association 467

Ministerial Association of Erie 467

State Convention of Christian Endeavor So-
cieties 468

Religious Statistics of Erie City for 1890 468



Graveyards and Cemeteries. — Page 468 to Page 471.



Early Protestant Burial Places.

Old French Graveyard

Earlj' Catholic Burial Places. . ,
Hebrew Cemetery



PAGE.
. . . 468
. .. 469
, .. 469
. . . 469



PAGE.

Erie Cemetery 469

Trinity Cemetery 471

Polish Cemetery 471

Lakeside Cemetery Association 471



CHAPTER X.

Clubs, Secret, Pouticai,, Religious and Other Societies — Page 472 to 477.



Clubs ,.... 472

Ancient Order of United Workmen 472

Benevolent Societies (Miscellaneous) 472

Catholic Societies 472

Catholic Benevolent Legion 473

Catholic Union of the Knights of St. John 473

Catholic Mutual Benefit Association 473

Catholic Ladies' Mutual Benevolent Asso-
ciation 473

Catholic Literary and Other Societies 473

Colored Masons 474

Colored Odd Fellows ■. 474

Daughters of Liberty 474

Equitable Aid Union 474

Eclectic Assembly 474

Elks, B. P. O. of 474

Fraternal Mystic Circle 474

Grand Army of the Republic 474

Sons of Veterans 474

Women's Relief Corps 474

Harugaris 474

Hebrew Societies 475

Improved Order of Red Men 475

Independent Order of Foresters 475

Junior Order U. A. M 475

Knights of the Golden Eagle 475

Knights and Ladies of Maccabees 475

Knights of St. John and Malta 475



PAGE



Knights of Honor 475

Knights of Malta 475

Knights of Pythias 475

Knights and Ladies of Honor 475

Knights of Labor 475

Masonic Societies 475

Mystic Shrine 476

Musical Societies 476

Medical Societies 476

Miscellaneous Societies 476

National Union 476

Odd Fellows 476

Order of United Friends 476

Protective Trades and Labor Organizations.. 476

Patriotic Order Sons of America 477

Protected Home Circle 477

Political Societies 477

Railroad Societies 477

Royal Arcanum 477

Royal Templars of Temperance 477

Regular Army and Navy Union 477

Religious Societies not Otherwise named 477

Sons of St. George 477

Turners 477

Union Veteran Legion 477

Ladies of the U. V. L 477

W^oodmen of the World 477



CHAPTER XI.
Banks, Insurance Companies, Public Corporations, Etc.— Page 478 to Page 4f



PAGE.

First Erie Bank 478

United States Branch Bank at Erie 478

Erie City Bank 478

Bank of Commerce 478

Private Bankers in 1861 478

German Savings Institution 479

Humboldt Savings Bank 479

Erie County Savings Bank 479

John Eliot & Co 479

First National. Bank 479



PAGE.
.. 479
. . 480



Keystone National Bank

Second National Bank

Marine National Bank 480

Dime Savings Bank 480

Ball & Colt 480

Erie County Mutual Fire Insurance Company. 480

Harbor Creek Fire Insurance Company 481

German Insurance Company 481

Alps Insurance Company 481

Erie Gas Company 481



GENERAL INDEX.



Pennsylvania Natural Gas Company 481

Welsbach Gas Company 482

Edison Electric Light and Power Company. . . 482
Merchants' and Manufacturers' Electric Light,

Heat and Power Company 482

Erie Electric Motor Company 483



Erie Transfer Company

Erie Real Estate Title Company

Building and Loan Associations

Telegraph Systems

Telephone Exchange

Express and General Carrying Companies



PAGE.
.. 483
.. 484

.. 484



CHAPTER XII.

Public and Parochial Schools, School Officers, Academies, Etc. — Page 485 to Page 495.



PAGE.

First School House in Erie 485

Roll of the School 485

Public School System Adopted 485

Early School Buildings 486

Present School Buildings 487

The High School 487

List of Principals 487

City Superintendents 487

List of School Directors, 1834-1895 488

Superintendent of Buildings 489

Free School Books 489

Courses of Study, etc 489

Teachers' Institute 489

Mechanical Drawing School 490

Teachers' Training Class 490



PAGE.

Music, German, Evening Schools, etc 490

Teachers Who Have Been Employed Ten

Years or More 490

Salaries Paid Teachers 490

Growth of the Schools 491

Miscellaneous Information 491

Free Public Library Law 491

Erie Academy 491

Academy Pupils in 1844 492

Erie Female Seminary 493

St. Benedict's Academy 493

Villa Maria Academy 493

Catholic Parochial Schools 493

Erie Business University 494

The Kindergartens 494



CHAPTER XIII.

Manufactures — Historical and Statistical. — Page 495 to Page 504.



PAGE.

Early Mills and Factories 495

" Big Oaks From Little Acorns Grow " 495

Absence of Strikes 495

Manufacturing Statistics, 1880-1890-4 496

Abbatoirs and Packing Establishments 496

Bakeries 496

Breweries 496

Bicycle Works 497

Blank Books, Printing, etc 497

Brick Works 497

Brass Works 497

Button Works r 498

Carriage and Wagon Works 498

Flouring Mills 498

Furniture and Fine Wood Work 498

Iron Works (Miscellaneous) 498



PAGE.

Lime and Cement Works 500

Lumber and Building Material 500

Malt House 501

Nickel Works SOI

Oil Refineries 501

Paint Works 501

Paper Mill and Chemical Works 501

Piano Factories 501

Pump Makers 501

Rubber Works 501

Stone Cutters 501

Stove Factories 502

Tanneries 502

Vinegar and Pickling Works 502

Manufactures Not Classified 502

Factories that have been Discontinued 503



CHAPTER XIV.
Business Matters in General. — Page 504 to Page 51/



PAGE.

Board of Trade 504

Charter Members of the same 504

Presidents and Secretaries 504

Business Centers, Various Periods 505



page.

List of Former Business Men 505

Mercantile Agencies 512

Lake and Railroad Business 512

Business Blocks, when Erected 513



CHAPTER XV.
Hotels, Markets, Public Halls and Military Companies. — Page 518 to Page 525.



PAGE.

First Public Houses 518

Later Public Houses 518

Brown's Hotel— Ellsworth House 519

South Erie Hotels 519



PAGE.

Mansion House 519

Present Hotels 519

Reed House 519

Liebel House 519



GENERAL INDEX.





PAGE.








.... 519






Arcade Hotel


.... 520


Other Halls


.... 521


Wilson House


.... 520


The Public Markets


.... 522


Kimberly House


.... 520


First Market House


.... 522


Moore House


.... 520


South Erie Market House


.... 522


Living-ston Hotel


.... 520


The Street Markets


.... 522


Park View House


.... 520


Hay and Wood Market


.... 522


Union Depot Hotel


.... 520


Modern Market Houses


.... 522


Morton House


.... 520


Central Market House


.... 523


Massassaug-a Hotel, etc


.... 520


Abolishment of the Street Market.


.... 523




.... S20






Palace Hotel


.... 520


Parade Street Market House


.... 523


South Erie Hotel


.... 520


People's Market House


.... 523


Other Public Houses


.... 520


Military Companies


.... 524


Public Halls and Places of Amusement. .


.... 521


Companies Previous to the Last War


.... 524


FarrarHall


.... 521
.... 521






Park Opera House


McLane Light Guard


.... 524


New York Opera House


.... 521


Sheridan Guard


.... 524


Old Wayne Hall


.... 521


Noble Light Guard


.... 524


Park Hall


.... 521


Governor's Guard


.... 524


Dreisig-aker's Hall


.... 521


Co.'s A. and C, iSth Regiment, N. G.


P.. 524


New Wayne Hall


... 521


Services of the Latter Companies


.... 524


Academy of Music


.... 521


Fifteenth Regiment N. G. P


.... 524


Gabel's Hall


.... 521



Online LibraryBenjamin WhitmanNelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Erie County, Pennsylvania : containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the several cities, boroughs and townships in the county also portraits and biographies of the governor's since 1790, and of numerous r → online text (page 2 of 192)