Saint George - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 04.724 W 080° 05.476
17T E 575166 N 4658917
A statue of Saint George located outside of Saint George Church in Erie, PA
Waymark Code: WM12PZK
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 06/29/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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This statue of Saint George is located outside of Saint George Church on Peach Street in Erie, Pennsylvania. The statue depicts St. George dressed as a soldier, thrusting a spear into a dragon under his feet.

Saint George was a Roman soldier who was martyred under the Emperor Diocletian for adhering to the Christian faith. A popular legend sprung up through the centuries of St. George slaying a dragon, and he is therefore often depicted fighting a dragon. He is the patron saint of England and his feast day is celebrated on April 23rd.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Saint George Church

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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