Tuesday, April 30, 2013

You'll Love Erie circa 1982

A lot has changed since this You'll Love Erie tourist guide was published by the Erie Area Chamber of Commerce in 1982.

Erie County, PA has gained 6,000 people.
The Flagship Niagara is no longer propped up on State St.
The Civic Center replaced the Erie County Fieldhouse.
Mercyhurst is now a University.
The Erie Art Center is now the Erie Art Museum.
The Greyhound bus station moved to the bayfront.
Doctors Osteopathic Hospital closed.
The Geriatric Center is now Pleasant Ridge Manor.
The Erie Blades no longer exist.
The Erie Cardinals no longer exist.
Commodore Downs is gone.
The Erie International Airport is now Tom Ridge Field.
Villa Maria College merged with Gannon University.
Lou Tullio is no longer the Mayor of Erie.

Enjoy more historic facts and photos of Erie, PA at: oldtimeerie.blogspot.com

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