Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial
The Battle of Lake Erie, fought between American and British navies during the War of 1812, was a decisive American victory for forces launched from the safe harbor at South Bass Island.
Learn More About the Bicentennial
Battle of Lake Erie History
The Bicentennial Commemorative Program
NPS War of 1812 Bicentennial Page
Other Helpful Links
The Perry Group
Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
Lake Erie Shores and Islands
United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps
United States Navy
United States Coast Guard
Lake Erie Heritage Foundation
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (Brig Niagara)Senior Captain Walter Rybka
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.