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Historic Weekend

September 7 - September 9

Historic Weekend at Put in Bay Ohio

The Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie is a celebration of history, art and music.  We will remember and honor Perry’s Naval Victory and two centuries of peace shared by the United States, Canada and Great Britain.

This just in! A Sherman Tank will be on display at Perry’s Monument during Historic Weekend. This year, 2018, marks 100 years since World War I ended.

Almost 1,200 Boy Scouts arrive to camp on the Monument’s east lawn for their annual camporee and assist with National Park Service activities during their stay.
7:00 pm: Flag Retirement Ceremony, National Park flag poles at Perry’s Monument

10:00 am to 5:00 pm: Art in the Park
11:00 am to 4:00 pm: War of 1812 Military Historic Encampment at Perry’s Monument with musical performances and black powder demonstrations
10:30 am to 3:30 pm: Stone Lab Open House
11:00 am: Memorial Service at Perry’s Monument for the men who fought and died during the naval battle. 
2:15 pm: Grand Parade
5:00 pm: Music at Perry’s Monument
Dusk: Lights of Peace Harbor Illumination – this impressive light display will honor friends and loved ones.


11:00 am to 4:00 pm: War of 1812 Military encampment at Perry’s Monument with musical performances and black powder demonstrations
11:00 am & 1:00 pm: Musket Firing, National Park grounds
12:00 pm & 2:00 pm: Carronade Firing, National Park ground
1:00 pm: Old Fashioned Baseball sponsored by Miller Boat Line at the School Ball Field
3:00 pm & 4:00 pm: Combined Musket and Carronade Firings, National Park grounds

*Please visit our main events page for more details on specific events.

Please note: There may be location/times changes due to weather. Please call the park at 419-285-2184 for the most up to date information.



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