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    Perry's Victory & International Peace

    Memorial Ohio

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Monument View

NE View from observation deck PEVI

Perry's Victory Visitor Center in Put-in-Bay, Ohio on South Bas Island.

NPS Photo

The observation gallery offers a panoramic view of western Lake Erie. South Bass Island on which the monument stands, is the second largest of the American islands. You can usually see 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. On a real clear day you can see as far as Detroit, Toledo and Cleveland.

View from on top of the monument in QuickTime format.

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Lake Erie Islands

Did You Know?

Fort Malden NHS, Amherstburg Ontario Canada

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.