Perry Peace Memorial Opens

By | 2018-04-20T16:49:48+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Tags: , , |

The Perry Peace Memorial will open for the 2018 season on Saturday, May 19, at 10 am with a ribbon cutting after being closed for the 2017 season while the monument underwent and interior and exterior renovation/ restoration process. The Perry Peace Memorial, a 352 foot tall Doric structure is the tallest in the world. The [...]

Put-in-Bay Seniors

By | 2018-05-13T19:59:51+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Senior Center News|Tags: |

PUT-IN-BAY OHIO –  Put-in-Bay Seniors are lining up at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial’s Visitor Center to purchase a lifetime Senior Pass before August 28 when the pass increases from $10 to $80. The Lifetime Put-in-Bay Seniors Pass has been $10 since the fee was enacted in 1994. Congress created a free annual pass for [...]

Put-in-Bay Monument Vandalized

By | 2018-05-12T18:41:15+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Put-in-Bay Police|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay, Ohio –May 18, 2017 – The Put-in-Bay Monument was vandalized on or about May 13th, 2017. The Lake Erie Heritage Foundation is raising the reward to $2,500 for any information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of those responsible. Put-in-Bay Monument is located at Put-in-Bay Ohio. Special Agents with the National Park Service Investigative [...]

Put-in-Bay Perry Memorial

By | 2018-05-13T19:18:22+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: |

PUT-IN-BAY, OHIO – Despite windy and rainy weather, workers have 85 percent of the cleaning completed on the Put-in-Bay Perry Memorial column at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and Construction Manager Jeff Ashton said the restoration project is on schedule. Ashton said 20 percent of the work removing the caulking is complete and workers currently [...]

Perry Peace Memorial-100th Anniversary

By | 2018-05-12T23:48:58+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Categories: Put-in-Bay History|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay, OH – Perry Peace Memorial Day ceremonies remembering the importance of the War of 1812 and the 557 who served during the Battle of Lake Erie will take place Monday, May 25th, at noon on the steps of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. Representatives from The US Navy, Coast Guard, Great Britain, Canada and [...]

Perry Peace Memorial Fee Increase

By | 2018-05-13T00:29:04+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: |

Monument officials are seeking public input on proposed entrance fee increase starting the summer season of 2015. Revenues from entrance fees are used to fund projects that directly benefit park visitors, providing enhanced visitor services including repair and maintenance of facilities, capital improvements, enhanced amenities, resource protection and additional visitor programs and services. Campground fees are [...]

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 Quarter Released

By | 2018-05-12T19:53:30+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay History|Tags: , , , , |

Put-in-Bay Quarter Released-The United States Mint and the National Park Service joined state and local officials in the village of Put-in-Bay Saturday, April 20th at the Put-in-Bay Conference Center for the launch of the latest America the Beautiful Quarters coin, which honors Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. The memorial is a tribute to Master Commandant [...]

News About Put in Bay March 2013

By | 2018-05-13T22:30:22+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Put in Bay News-Lingering winter has islanders scurrying to open 2013 season-Spring officially came to the islands on March 20th but unofficially hasn’t really arrived. The ferry boats started running only a week before the printed schedule, and then only on and off as high winds, snow and cold temperatures kept them from running many trips. [...]

Put-in-Bay Stamp

By | 2018-05-13T23:32:41+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay History|Tags: , , , |

The US Postal Service has announced the issue of a postage stamp commemorating the Battle of Lake Erie which took place 200 years ago on Sept. 10, 1813, just a few miles away from Put-in-Bay out on the lake. The battle dramatically changed the history of the United States. The War of 1812, sometimes called “the [...]

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