June 12, 2017
Brig Niagara in port for Youth Maritime June 17
The US Brig Niagara will be in port for Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial’s Youth Maritime Explorers Camp, in conjunction with Put-in-Bay’s Maritime Celebration on Saturday, June 17, from 11 am to 4 pm.
May 18, 2017
Vandals Damage Historic Perry Memorial
Special Agents with the National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB) and US Park Rangers are investigating recent vandalism inflicted upon the Memorial which is the final resting place of three American Naval Officers and three British Officers interred under the rotunda.
May 09, 2017
Don’t Give Up the Chance to Experience Your Park in 2017
Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial will open for the season Saturday, May 20. Put-in-Bay’s largest attraction has a full schedule of programs and events planned for 2017 despite the memorial column being inaccessible while it undergoes repairs. “We are giving the memorial some love this season as any 102 year-old deserves,” said Superintendent Barbara Fearon, “but it’s not slowing us down in sharing the park’s history and mission, or in experimenting with new events and ranger programs.”
April 10, 2017
Perry’s Memorial To Undergo $1.86 Million in Cleaning And Repairs This Summer
The National Park Service's only international peace memorial, located on South Bass Island, will undergo $1.86 million in cleaning and repairs this summer. The 352-foot tall Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial will be inaccessible this summer while workers clean and re-point the exterior of the granite column, and replace broken tile in the interior of the memorial simultaneously.