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?
General Harrison in Fort Meigs learned that part of the British fleet on Lake Erie was trapped by ice. On March 2, 1813 Harrison led a force of 170 men on sleighs. Leaving their sleighs at Middle Bass Island, they, marched northward, only to find that the ice had broken up and freed the ships.