Posts tagged perry 200 commemoration

Volunteers needed to help with Perry 200 Grand Parade

   May 10, 2013 2:22 pm    0

Here’s your chance to be part of Erie history. The Perry 200 Grand Parade will be held in downtown Erie on May 25, starting at 1 p.m. The 1.8-mile route will start at West 12th and Cherry streets, travel east on West 12th Street to State Street, then head north on State to Third Street. The lineup will feature more…


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Want to help Erie celebrate Perry 200?

   March 14, 2013 5:31 pm    0

Help Erie celebrate its heritage by participating in “The Spirit of Erie,”  a community pageant that will pay tribute to Erie’s history as part of this summer’s Perry 200 Commemoration. Auditions for the extravaganza, which will include singing, dancing, historical skits and more, are scheduled Monday and Tuesday, March 18 and 19, at 6 p.m. at the Erie…


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Perry 200 Commemoration needs help in celebrating Erie’s history

   March 1, 2012 11:12 am    2

The flags on the fleet of ships built in Erie for the War of 1812 bore the slogan “Don’t give up the ship.” Two hundred years later, the Perry 200 Commemoration, sponsored in part by the Jefferson Educational Society, urges the Erie community, “Don’t give up the spirit.” The city of Erie played an integral…


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