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Erie County Historical Society & Research Library

Erie County Historical Society & Research Library

814-454-1813
http://eriehistory.org
356 West 6th Street
Erie , PA 16507

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Experience the rich history of Erie County at the Thomas B. Hagen History Center. Expect to be awed by the beauty of the gilded age when you tour the Historic Watson-Curtze Mansion. Built in 1891, the beauty of the Romanesque architecture is accentuated by the rich interior featuring extensive woodcarving, friezes, and exotic stone work. Explore our multiple exhibit galleries of local and regional history. See the pot used to boil Mad Anthony Wayne’s bones! Discover the history of Griswold cast iron and the people who made it. Learn about the citizens who fought in our nation’s great conflicts. Come spend time with our collections and the exciting history our region has to offer.