Hagen History Center will be closed Wednesday December 7th for a staff development day - we will reopen Thursday December 8th 10am-5pm.

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Happiness & Long Life for All its Residents #77

Becky Weiser

Wednesday Feb 16th, 2022

Last week, I wrote about a famous former Erie resident Ruth Ford who went on to international fame.  This week, we have another former Erie resident.  This “leggy” lady honestly didn’t quite become famous for what she did, but for who she married. 

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African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage #16

KayAnn Warner

Tuesday Feb 15th, 2022

For the month of February, the Hagen History Center will be recognizing African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage (The Trail).

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Honoring our Fallen Vietnam Service Men

Jeff Sherry

Monday Feb 14th, 2022

This Memorial Day, “The Wall That Heals,” a portable version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. will visit Erie. In recognition of the visit of “The Wall That Heals,” the Hagen History Center will recognize the 59 servicemen from Erie County that are among the over 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in Southeast Asia. Each week, a few veterans will be featured on our social media. The week of Memorial Day, several servicemen will be honored.

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African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage #15

KayAnn Warner

Sunday Feb 13th, 2022

For the month of February, the Hagen History Center will be recognizing African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage (The Trail).

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African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage #13

KayAnn Warner

Friday Feb 11th, 2022

For the month of February, Hagen History Center will be recognizing African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage (The Trail).

Chris Spare

Hagen History Center Volunteer Profile-Chris Spare

Jeff Sherry

Thursday Feb 10th, 2022

Chris Spare was in the first class of formally trained volunteer docents in the Spring of 2021. Four sessions, an hour and a half in length and a lot of studying later, she is one of our most consistent docents.

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African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage #11

KayAnn Warner

Wednesday Feb 9th, 2022

For the month of February, the Hagen History Center will be recognizing African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage (The Trail).

Ruth Ford

Happiness & Long Life for All Its Residents #76

Becky Weiser

Wednesday Feb 9th, 2022

Before there was the famous Erie born singer Pat Monahan, there was a famous Erie born singer Ruth Ford, professionally known as Rosita Fordieri.  Have you heard of her? 

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African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage #9

KayAnn Warner

Monday Feb 7th, 2022

For the month of February, Hagen History Center will be recognizing African Americans in Erie County: A Trail of Shared Heritage (The Trail).

The Wall that Heals v5

Honoring our Fallen Vietnam Service Men

Jeff Sherry

Monday Feb 7th, 2022

This Memorial Day, “The Wall That Heals,” a portable version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. will visit Erie. In recognition of the visit of “The Wall That Heals,” the Hagen History Center will recognize the 59 servicemen from Erie County that are among the over 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in Southeast Asia. Each week, a few veterans will be featured on our social media. The week of Memorial Day, several servicemen will be honored.