2017 Historic Weekend

September 8-10, 2017

204th Commemeration of the Battle of Lake Erie

All events are free, open to the public, and held at Perry's Victory and international Peace Memorial unless otherwise noted.

Historic encampment with hands-on learning stations, music and historic weapon firings will be set up on the lawn Saturday 11 am - 4 pm and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Flag being retired by fire.

Friday, September 8

7:00 pm Flag Retirement Ceremony. Near the Flag Poles.


Saturday, September 9

Line up for wreath laying

Wreath Laying

Heritage Fest Parade
Historic Weekend Parade
2:00 p.m.
Community parade through Downtown Put-in-Bay, with high school bands, baton twirlers, antique cars, reenactors, Boy Scouts of America, and US Navy representative and more!

Sunday, September 10

Park Superintendent shakes hands with Police Chief after laying wreath.

Remembrance Procession

Artillery Demostration

Black Powder Musket and Artillery Demonstrations

Musket Demostrations on the hour 11 am to 5 pm



11 am- Muskets of the War of 1812

12 pm- Artillery of the War of 1812

1 pm- Muskets of the War of 1812

2 pm- Artillery of the War of 1812

3 pm- Artillery and Muskets of the War of 1812

4 pm- Carronade and Muskets of the War of 1812

Last updated: January 19, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


(419) 285-2184

Contact Us