Watson-Curtze Mansion

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General Anthony Wayne was initially buried here, but he was boiled down by his family before being transferred to a family plot. The cauldron itself is still located here and is said to rattle and make noises. A little girl is also said to be seen on the second floor of the museum.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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356 W 6th St
Erie, PA 16507
United States

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42.126801, -80.09358229999998
Erie County, Pennsylvania
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Erie, PA (0.5 mi.)
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Middleboro, PA (9.3 mi.)
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  1. General Anthony Wayne was buried at the blockhouse located at the soldiers and sailors home, On front Street .if you ask security you can get the key walk down to the blockhouse go inside and see the stone he was buried under …he was later removed at the families request and boiled down in the pot that can be found at the Watson curtze Manson and it does make sounds supposedly but part of his body remaines at the blockhouse and part went to his hometown.wirh his son.

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