Sentence Examples


  • From Lake Erie, and about 25 m.
  • With the help of a strong detachment of officers and men from the Atlantic coast he equipped a squadron consisting of one brig, six fine schooners and one sloop. Other vessels were laid down at Presque Isle (now Erie), where he concentrated the Lake Erie fleet in July.
  • The township is served, at Alfred station, by the Erie railway.
  • The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 contributed greatly to Troy's commercial importance.
  • He served with Commodore Chauncey, and then was sent from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, where he took up the chief command at the end of March 1813.