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LAKE ERIE PLAQUE

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Lake Erie Plaque


 

Lincoln Memorials

Dedicated 9/5/1991

Medium

Medium Category

Granite Plaque on Concrete Base

 

Plaque

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 5 4 N/A N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 6.25 4.75 2 N/A

Description

Description
The inscription on the plaque reads: "Historic Lake Erie - Named for the Indian Nation of the Eries who dwelt on these shores before 1634 when they were conquered by the Iroquoian Confederacy (followed by a list of 16 different dates and corresponding historical events)."





 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
This plaque is a replacement for one formerly located near the entrance to LaSalle Park, which went missing. The original plaque was made of bronze and dedicated by the Abigail Fillmore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1935.



 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Erie Basin Marina near Observation Tower
 
Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
N/A
 
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
Hamilton, Houston, Lownie Architects, LLC Buffalo Arts Commission General Condition Survey July 2004 Very Good Good Yes