2021 Historic Weekend

7 people in line wearing War of 1812 uniforms or period dress level muskets to fire. They are positioned around 4 different pieces of artillery. Smoke drifts down range.
Historic Weekend Firing Line!

NPS Photo

September 10-12, 2021

208th 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.

Friday
12:30 pm -The Perry Group's Wreath Laying at Battle Site Departs PIB
3:15 pm - To mark end of battle we will fire the carronade, church bells will ring, & boat horns honking
7:00 pm - Flag Retirment Ceremony
Friday 7:30 Flag Retirement ceremony

Saturday
Memorial Rotunda Open 11 am - 6 pm
11 am - Memorial Service for Battle of Lake Erie and September 11th with Procession to Memorial
10 am - 5 pm Historic Encampment

Flags on Upper Plaza for all the counties that lost people September 11th from Saturday Morning till Sunday Afternoon.
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Demonstrations
12 pm - Musket
1 pm - Artillery
1:30 pm - Fife & Drums (Visitor Center Back Porch)
2 pm - Small Arms
3 pm - Combined Artillery, Small Arms, Fife & Drums
4 pm - Musket

Sunday
11 am - 6 pm Memorial Rotunda Open
10 am - 5 pm Historic Encampment
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Demonstrations
11 am - Small Arms
12 pm - Artillery
12:30 pm - Fife & Drums
1 pm - Small Arms
2 pm - Artillery
2:30 pm - Fife & Drums (Visitor Center Back Porch)
3 pm - Combined Artillery & Small Arms
4 pm - Combined Carronade & Small Arms


If interested in volunteering for the event as living history or general operations email Ranger Rob for more information.

Check back often. We are working on some exciting plans for 208th commemeration of the Battle of Lake!

Last updated: September 8, 2021

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PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Phone:

(419) 285-2184

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