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Black & white photo with visitors in a car in front of Memorial.
History & Culture

History includes the Lake Erie Battle, the faces of the battle, other War of 1812 sites, and peace.

six people in 1812 costumes sit in a wooden boat with oars at rest
Photos & Multimedia

Videos, photos, and interactive maps explore the time and place of Perry's victory

NPS Park Ranger fills a counertop display with Junior Ranger Books
Kids and Youth Activities

Junior Ranger books are available in the visitor center. Find out what other programs are designed for kids!

About a 4-foot long Lake Erie water snake rests its head on a tree stump and its body hangs down

Through the sky, on land, and in the water some element of nature is bound to arouse your senses: birds, bumblebees, fish, snakes, and trees

a post with peace garden shown in four different languages in the middle of a flower garden
The peace garden displays four distinct seasons of plants and the sign post has messaging in four different languages.


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If you are a teacher looking for resources or planning a trip to the Memorial you should head here.


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Last updated: September 27, 2023

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


419 285-2184

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