Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Presque Isle, Erie - 29th July 2014

Perry's Monument
 Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial commemorates the Battle of Lake Erie that took place near Ohio's South Bass Island, in which Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry led a fleet to victory in one of the most significant naval battles to occur in the War of 1812.
The Battle of Lake Erie, sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, was fought on 10 September 1813, in Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812. Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of British Royal Navy. This ensured American control of the lake for the rest of the war. It was one of the biggest naval battles of the War of 1812.
Presque Isle Light House
Wildlife on Presque Isle

The Beaches

1 comment:

  1. I performed on the Put-in-Bay iles many years ago at the Park Hotel, Roundhouse Bar. What a party and such a beautiful getaway. had played Detroit the week before and loved the change.


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