• Honors Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and his victory against the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

See www.put-in-bay.com/perry.htm; photo by Mary Beckworth

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island,

Lake Erie, Ohio

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  • Architects: Joseph H. Freedlander and Alexander D. Seymour of New York
  • Memorial commission formed September 10, 1910
  • Groundbreaking took place October 1, 1912
  • Cornerstone laid July 4, 1913
  • Open to public June 13, 1915
  • Formal dedication July 31, 1932

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