Erie (disambiguation)


Erie (disambiguation)

Erie may refer to:

General

*Erie (tribe), the name of a tribe of Native Americans whose name is used for various locations. The word was borrowed into English from French which had previously borrowed the word (and gallicized it) from a neighboring Iroquoian language (such as Huron).
*"Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins" (1938), often referred to as "Erie", a United States Supreme Court case which set forth the "Erie doctrine"
**Erie doctrine, which provides that a federal court sitting in diversity jurisdiction over a state law claim must apply state substantive common law in resolving the dispute

Places

North America

*Lake Erie, one of the five Great Lakes of North America
**Early Lake Erie, a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed at the end of the last ice age
**Lake Erie Islands, a chain of islands in Lake Erie
**Western Basin of Lake Erie, the shallow flat basin that comprises the western third of the lake

Canada

;British Columbia
*Erie Creek Provincial Park;Ontario
*Erie (electoral district), a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1997
*Erie—Lincoln, a former federal electoral district
*Fort Erie, Ontario, a town on the Niagara River in the Niagara Region
**Fort Erie (now National Historic Site), the first British fort to be constructed as part of a network after the Treaty of Paris (1763)
**Fort Erie Airport
*Grand Erie District School Board, a school board that has legal jurisdiction over Norfolk County, Haldimand County, and Brant County

United States

;Colorado
*Erie, Colorado, a town located in both Boulder County and Weld County
**Erie High School (Colorado), part of the Saint Vrain Valley School District;Illinois
*Erie, Illinois, a village in Whiteside County
*Erie Township, Whiteside County, Illinois
*Mount Erie, Illinois, a village in Wayne County;Indiana
*Erie, Lawrence County, Indiana
*Erie, Miami County, Indiana;Kansas
*Erie, Kansas, a city in Neosho County;Michigan
*Erie Township, Michigan, a civil township in Monroe County;Minnesota
*Erie Township, Minnesota, in Becker County;New York
*Erie Canal, a canal running from the Hudson River to Lake Erie
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**Erie Canal Museum
*Erie Canal-Harbor (Metro Rail), a Buffalo Metro Rail station located next to the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
*Erie County, New York
**Erie County Fair, aka "America's Fair", held in Hamburg, New York, every August
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*Erie Depot, officially known as the Erie Railroad Station, located in Port Jervis, New York
*Lake Erie Beach, New York, a hamlet located in the Town of Evans in Erie County
*Lake Erie State Park, located in the Town of Portland in Chautauqua County
*Old Erie Canal State Historic Park, a part of the New York State Park system;North Dakota
*Erie, North Dakota, an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Cass County;Ohio
*Erie County, Ohio
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*Erie MetroParks, the metropolitan park district in Erie County, Ohio.
*Erie Township, Ottawa County, Ohio
*Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, an airport located convert|3.5|mi|km east of Port Clinton in Ottawa County;Pennsylvania
*Erie County, Pennsylvania
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**Erie, Pennsylvania, a city on Lake Erie coast, the largest place with this name
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***Erie International Airport, a public airport serving northwestern Pennsylvania, located five miles (8 km) southwest of the Erie central business district
*Erie National Wildlife Refuge, an convert|8777|acre|km2|sing=on property in Crawford County
*Erie-Torresdale (SEPTA station), an elevated stop on the Market-Frankford Line in Philadelphia
*Erie Triangle, the subject of several competing colonial-era claims, eventually acquired by the U.S. federal government
*Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie

Organizations

Railroads

*Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad, a former railroad company operating in western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio
*Cincinnati and Lake Erie Railroad, a short-lived electric interurban line that operated between Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, and Toledo, Ohio
*Erie Lackawanna Railway, known as the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad until 1968, formed by 1960 merger of the Erie Railroad and Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
*Erie Railroad, a railroad connecting New York City with Lake Erie and extending west to Chicago
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** Also see: Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins and Erie doctrine
*Erie West Subdivision, a railroad line owned by New York Central Lines LLC and operated by CSX Transportation in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania and Ohio
*Lake Erie and Western Railroad, a former railroad that operated in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
*Lake Erie, Franklin and Clarion Railroad, a fifteen mile (24 km) long short line that ran from a Conrail connection at Summerville, Pennsylvania, to Clarion, Pennsylvania
*Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad, the first railroad to be built and operated in the U.S. state of Ohio
*Morristown and Erie Railway, a freight short line based in Morristown, New Jersey
*Philadelphia and Erie Railroad (originally the Sunbury and Erie Railroad), name changed in 1861
*Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad (aka "Little Giant"), formed in 1875, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
*Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway, name for historic and new railway coys

Canals

*Miami and Erie Canal (1800s), a canal that connected the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio with Lake Erie in Toledo, Ohio
*Wabash and Erie Canal, a former shipping canal that linked the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River
*Also see: Erie Canal and

Other

*Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (aka Peace Bridge Authority), a public benefit corporation that enforces the Peace Bridge
*Erie Insurance Group, a multi-line insurance company, offering auto, home, commercial and life insurance
*"Erie Times-News", a daily morning newspaper in Erie, Pennsylvania
*Lake Erie College, a private liberal arts college that is located in Painesville, Ohio
*Stelco Lake Erie Works, located in the small village of Nanticoke, Ontario, Canada

Locomotives

*Erie L-1, 0-8-8-0 steam locomotives of the Erie Railroad built in 1907 by ALCO
*FM Erie-built, the first streamlined, cab-equipped dual service diesel locomotive built by Fairbanks-Morse

hips

*USS "Erie" (disambiguation)
**USS "Erie" (1813), a sloop-of-war in the United States Navy in the early 1800s
**USS "Erie" (PG-50), the lead ship in a class of two Patrol Gunboats, launched in 1936
*USS "Lake Erie" (disambiguation)
**USS "Lake Erie" (CG-70) (launched 1991), a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser in the United States Navy

Events

*Battle of Fort Erie (1866), a bloody skirmish in 1866, in Canada West
*Battle of Lake Erie (1813), sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, fought in Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812
*Capture of Fort Erie, an incident in the War of 1812 between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the United States
*Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival, a rock festival held on the Labor Day weekend of 1972 near Griffin, Indiana on Bull Island, Illinois
*Siege of Fort Erie, one of the last engagements between British and American forces during the Niagara campaign of the War of 1812

People

*Edward Erie Poor (1837-1900), Vice-President and then President of the National Park Bank from 1895-1900

port

*Erie Blades, name for two former professional ice hockey teams in Erie, Pennsylvania
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*Erie Freeze, a charter member of the American Indoor Football Association, team located in Erie, Pennsylvania
*Erie Illusion, a women's football team playing in the National Women's Football Association, based in Erie, Pennsylvania
*Erie Invaders, a 2000 expansion team of the defunct Indoor Football League from Erie, Pennsylvania
*Erie Otters, a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League, playing in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA from 1996 to present
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*Erie Panthers, a former professional hockey team in the East Coast Hockey League from 1988-1996
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*Erie Sailors, the name of several minor league baseball teams that played in Erie, Pennsylvania between 1906 and 1994
*Erie SeaWolves, a minor league baseball team based in Erie, Pennsylvania, playing in the Eastern League
*Fort Erie Meteors, a Junior "B" team based out of Fort Erie, Ontario
*Lake Erie Monsters, to be an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, beginning play in the 2007-08 AHL season in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

ee also

*Eerie, a magazine of horror comics introduced in 1966 by Warren Publishing
*Eerie, Indiana, a fictional town in the NBC television series of the same name. Note: "" and "Erie" are pronounced identically in Standard American English, and are occasionally confused. Three of the four U.S. states bordering Indiana have well-known towns called Erie.
*"Éire", meaning Republic of Ireland in the Irish language


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