Gazetteer and Business Directory of Erie County, Pennsylvania, 1873-1874
This book gives the reader a look into the past. Step back into 1873 and see what life was like in Erie County, Pennsylvania. This county was formed from Allegheny, March 12, 1800, and takes its name from the "Eries," a powerful and warlike tribe of Indians, who early in the seventeenth century occupied the southern shores of the lake now also bearing their name. This book contains advertisements that let us in on what life was like during that year. Other fascinating sections this book has are: a census report, a classified business directory, list of county officers, courts, a list of post offices and postmasters, an almanac, postal rates and regulations, a gazetteer of the county and of townships. The townships included are: Amity, Concord, Conneaut, Corry City, Elk Creek, Erie City, Fairview, Franklin, Girard, Greene, Greenfield, Harbor Creek, Le Boeuf, McKean, Mill Creek, North East, Springfield, Summit, Union, Venango, Washington, Waterford, and Wayne. A fullname index is also included.
(1873), 2021, paper, index, 359 pp.