Brig Niagara Ship Visits Put-in-Bay

By | 2018-04-19T23:19:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Tags: , |

The Brig Niagara Returns! The Put-in-Bay Visitors & Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that the sleek and colorful U.S. Brig Niagara will once again return to Put-in-Bay Ohio as part of the Pirate Fest weekend. The Niagara Ship will be docked at the downtown Put-in-Bay Docks for public viewing. Visitors will have the opportunity to [...]

Aquatic Center

By | 2018-05-11T22:09:37+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Events|Tags: , , , |

PUT-IN-BAY- Aquatic Center Open For Summer Tourists Summer tourists at Put-in-Bay can swing out to the west side of town to drop a line in Lake Erie, and get a close-up view of Lake Erie’s fishes and interactive exhibits at The Ohio State University’s Aquatic Center. Located a mile west of downtown Put-in-Bay, the Aquatic Visitors [...]

Put-in-Bay Railroad

By | 2018-05-12T16:40:46+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Life|Tags: , , , |

Island railroad tracks pulled up, headed for new home in Findlay, Ohio Islanders will recall the quarter-scale train Skip and Sharon Duggan had on their property out by the South Bass Island Lighthouse. The locomotive and cars were capable of pulling loads of kids around on the tracks Skip, Rob Mohn and another fellow laid in Duggan’s [...]

Haunted Spirits At Put-in-Bay!

By | 2018-05-12T22:42:20+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Life|Tags: , |

A new book, entitled Haunted Spirits in Put-in-Bay, was recently released at a launch party on Saturday, May 27th at Topsy Turvey’s. The author, William G. Krejci, signed copies, which were available for $19.95. The book received a worldwide release on Memorial Day and is now available everywhere for purchase. Haunted Spirits Put-in-Bay tells the stories [...]

Put-in-Bay Book Release

By | 2018-05-12T14:32:05+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Categories: Put-in-Bay Life|Tags: , , |

Sara and Audrey’s new mother/daughter inspirational book released last month-Sara Booker and her daughter, Audrey Sheehan, collaborated on a new book, QUOTES about Boats, Lakes, Seas & Shore, which was released last month. Sara grew up on Put-in- Bay, and she has a summer cottage by Oak Point, with her husband, Trey, daughters, Audrey and Josie, [...]

Lake Erie Islands Civil War Part 3

By | 2018-05-12T23:07:36+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Categories: Put-in-Bay History, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The War Between the States began on April 12th, 1861, when Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter, a key fort occupied by Union troops in South Carolina. Like in any war, the problem of prisoners of war had to be dealt with. In the early part of the war, prisoners from both sides were paroled and [...]

Battle of Lake Erie Celebration

By | 2018-05-12T21:39:34+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay History|Tags: , , |

The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial is upon us. Most islanders are aware of the history of the Battle of Lake Erie and the famous Commodore who commanded his soldier/sailors who, for the first time in history, defeated a British fleet. Not surprisingly, many people have no idea what the Battle of Lake Erie fought out [...]

Put-in-Bay July 4th 2013

By | 2018-05-12T16:17:29+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Put-in-Bay, Ohio July 4th, 2013 - The July 4th, 2013 holiday will be full of activity at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial this year as annual patriotic activities are joined with Centennial celebration. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the building of the International Peace Memorial, a national monument, and local treasure. In 1913, [...]

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