• Niagara and Monument

    Perry's Victory & International Peace

    Memorial Ohio

Other Resources

Here is a list designed for teachers but they are resources for anyone wanting to learn more about the War of 1812 or the Battle of Lake Erie.

All Hands on Deck - USS Constitution Museum Educator Page

Educators' Page of the Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

For Teachers - Fort McHenry NM and Historic Shrine

For Teachers - Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

For Teachers - River Raisin National Battlefield Park

For Teachers - War of 1812 Bicentennial National Center for Cultural Resources.

Teacher Resources - USS Constitution Museum

For Teachers - The National Park Service Teachers Page

Did You Know?

Fort Meigs (near Toledo Ohio)

General Harrison in Fort Meigs learned that part of the British fleet on Lake Erie was trapped by ice. On March 2, 1813 Harrison led a force of 170 men on sleighs. Leaving their sleighs at Middle Bass Island, they, marched northward, only to find that the ice had broken up and freed the ships.