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?
The phrase emblazoned on Perry’s flag, “Dont give up the ship” were not Perry’s words, but the dying utterance of U.S. Captain James Lawrence. Lawrence, a good friend of Perry, was killed commanding the U.S.S. Chesapeake in an action with the British ship H.M.S. Shannon on June 1, 1813.