The Memorial Column and Observation Deck are currently closed due to restoration. The Memorial reopen for the weekends of Oct. 18 – 19, Oct. 25 – 26 and Nov. 1 – 2, contingent on the restoration process. The Visitor Center is open until Nov. 2. More »
Join Our Friends
If you would like to contribute to the education programs offered at the park consider joining The Friends of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial (The Perry Group). The Perry Group is an organization established to support programs at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial.
Since 1989, the Perry Group has organized and promoted various activities such as visits from the US Brig Niagara (a replica of the winning flagship in the Battle of Lake Erie) which was available for tours and lectures. Other events have included sponsorship of the annual Toledo Orchestra for Historic Weekend, the Junior Ranger Jamboree, the Mayfly Festival, the Naturalization Ceremony and many other events and programs.
For more information visit www.theperrygroup.org.
Did You Know?
Although the monument bears the name of Oliver Hazard Perry and six officers slain during the battle are buried under its rotunda, Perry is buried in Newport Rhode Island.