Put-in-Bay Stamp

By |2018-07-27T14:51:55+00:00March 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 [...]

Put-in-Bay Island Wine

By |2019-05-10T13:27:42+00:00April 19th, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay History, Put-in-Bay Life|Tags: , |

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time upon the islands when tourism wasn’t the main source of income for those who called the islands home, it was island wine. In the early years of settlement, it was the cultivation of vineyards and the production of island wine that earned the islands their first success, [...]

Tin Goose Museum Proposed

By |2018-07-27T18:31:26+00:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay History|Tags: , |

The Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation is on track with its proposal to build a complex honoring the famous Ford Tri-Motor, aka Tin Goose Museum, at the Port Clinton Airport. For many years, Ford Tri-Motors were the lifeline to the Lake Erie Islands from the mainland. Of the 199 planes built by Henry Ford between 1925 and 1933, [...]

Arbor Day Put-in-Bay

By |2018-07-27T11:57:57+00:00April 10th, 2010|Categories: Put-in-Bay Events, Put-in-Bay Life|Tags: , |

The last Friday in April - April 29, 2010 --will mark the third annual Arbor Day Observance by the Village of Put-in-Bay Tree Commission. The celebration will be held at 4:00 PM along Langram Road near the intersection of Concord Avenue. All who attend may participate in the planting of three trees: a flowering dogwood, an [...]

Rare Silver Cup Purchased on E Bay

By |2018-07-27T18:25:54+00:00March 18th, 2010|Categories: Put-in-Bay Church|Tags: , , |

Jeanne Burgess finally took time from the winter fishing season to gather all the emails that resulted from the purchase on eBay of a baptismal presentations sterling silver cup Jay Cooke had made for the first infant, Elizabeth Jane Holloway, baptized at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church way back in 1865. It was undoubtedly the most exciting [...]

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