Industrial Erie

Industrial Erie (HM2705)

Location: Erie, PA 16507 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 7.843', W 80° 5.882'

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The post Civil War Industrial Revolution propelled Erie toward a manufacturing economy. Watson Manufacturing (now GAF) built a facility at the site of the defunct Erie Extension Canal operations. The city developed the adjacent land into a modern water delivery system and a municipal park. Erie promoted the ready availability of water as an inducement to industrial development. The red brick building complex remains as a monument to this once grand operation.
HM NumberHM2705
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Date Added Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 574545 N 4664683
Decimal Degrees42.13071667, -80.09803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 7.843', W 80° 5.882'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 7' 50.58" N, 80° 5' 52.92" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 340 Bayfront Promenade, Erie PA 16507, US
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