Dobbins Landing


Dobbins Landing
Dobbins Landing
Carries State Street
Spans Presque Isle Bay
Locale Erie, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Coordinates 42°08′15.89″N 80°05′26.35″W / 42.1377472°N 80.0906528°W / 42.1377472; -80.0906528

Dobbins Landing is a popular tourist area located at the edge of Presque Isle Bay at the terminus of State Street in Erie, Pennsylvania. Consisting of a wharf and adjoining facilities, the landing includes the Bicentennial Tower, the Sheraton Erie Hotel, and the Bayfront Convention Center.

The landing is named after Captain Daniel Dobbins, an early 19th century sailing master in the U.S. Navy who supervised the construction of a squadron of warships used in the Battle of Lake Erie.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Captain Daniel Dobbins". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. http://www.brigniagara.org/images/dobbinsmarker/marker.jpg. Retrieved 2007-10-31. 

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