The USS Niagara under full sail on Lake Erie

The USS Niagara under full sail on Lake Erie Pennsylvania

Stock #: 299631
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Erie
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Erie
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The USS Niagara was used by the government as a receiving ship at Erie until 1818 when she was abandoned and sank in Misery Bay. It was raised and restored in 1913 for the centennial celebration of Oliver Hazard Perry's victory on Lake Erie, which too place September 10th. It is at the present time in the process of semi-repair, state appropriation of funds for this purpose having been exhausted, and is anchored at Presque Isle State Park Peninsula
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