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Commodore Perry’s Birthday Celebration

August 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Commodore Perry's Birthday Celebration at Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Lets party like it’s 1812! Join Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial for a celebration in honor of an American hero. Weekend celebration of the 233rd Anniversary of Oliver Hazard Perry’s birth on August 23, 1785 and the 199th Anniversary of his death at 34 on August 23, 1819. Listen to the Hero of Lake Erie as he discussed his life from the time he became a midshipman at age 13 to his victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie at age 28. Musket firing demonstrations will take place at 11 am, 1, 3, and 5 pm. Carronade demonstrations will be given at noon, 2, and 4 pm.

 

 

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Start:
August 25, 2018
End:
August 26, 2018
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Organizer

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial
Phone:
419-285-2184
Website:
http://www.nps.gov/pevi/index.htm

Venue

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial
93 Delaware Avenue
Put-in-Bay,OH43456United States
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Phone:
419-285-2184
Website:
http://www.nps.gov/pevi/index.htm