Photos & Multimedia
Photo by Rod Karr
Perry's Victory Photo Gallery... contains selected photos from Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, including scenic views of the memorial, an inside look at special events, and images from our historic archive.
Panorama from Memorial Observation Deck
The observation deck gallery captures the panoramic view of western Lake Erie that one would see from atop the memorial column. From this height of 352 feet Middle Bass Island, North Bass Island, Johnson's Island, Kelley's Island, Pelee Island in Canada, and the Ohio mainland of Catawba Point and Marblehead Peninsula are visible. On a clear day it is possible to see as far as Detroit, Toledo and Cleveland.
South Bass Island Map
South Bass Island Map... A map of the roads and parks on South Bass Island, home of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial.
Did You Know?
With the Amherstburg blockade by Oliver Hazard Perry, British commander Robert Barclay's supply line was cut. He needed food and equipment for his new flag ship the Detroit. By September 9, 1813 he was down to a day’s ration. So he removed the cannons from Fort Malden and placed them on the Detroit.