Visit the Historic Waterfront Port of Erie, Pennsylvania

Historic Port of Erie Pennsylvania

Located along the shores of one the world’s best-protected harbors, Erie, Pennsylvania, takes claim in pivotal maritime history of the Great Lakes. Erie is the city of all transportation; planes, trains and automobiles, boats and even RVs! Since we have this allure to all things maritime, we decided to tour the city of Erie’s waterfront.

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Lake Minatare State Recreation Area and Lighthouse – Minatare, Nebraska

AOL - Lake Minatare SRA Lighthouse

 

In the summer of 2015, we were driving around and visiting Chimney Rock, Courthouse and Jail Rocks in the North Platt River region, we happened upon a sign that directed us to the Lake Minatare Lighthouse. Of course, both of us being former mariners, we had to check why a lighthouse was needed in Nebraska. So, we took a drive down to Nebraska’s Lake Minatare State Recreation Area (SRA) to find it.