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Historic reminder of the War of 1812

This monument commemorates the victory of Commodore Perry over the British in the Battle of Lake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rob77ohio
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ohio
Very nice!

This is a nice area to walk and view Lake Erie and learn about the history of the area. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JubileeJerry
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Springfield, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument commemorates the victory of Commodore Perry over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. Its column reminds us of the struggles the American forces had in defending the U.S. from the British.

Thank rob77ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice area to walk and view Lake Erie and learn about the history of the area. We enjoyed our visit here. Make sure to go back from the end of the peninsula on the opposite side that you came to the monument...More

Thank JubileeJerry
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A very uninteresting looking monument for a man who ensured victory over the British during the War of 1812. It stands in a lovely place on Presque Isle. Looks like it should have water around base but was empty. Still nice tribute.

Thank shari w
Reviewed September 6, 2018

How do you rate a monument? It is an impressive tribute to Admiral Perry. The grounds are beautiful with shade trees, picnic tables, and benches. There are nice views of downtown Erie across the bay. During the summer season you can board the Lady Kate...More

Thank patluvstogo
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Nice walk along the water to the monument. Admiral Perry is well recognized in the park and the Square in downtown Erie

Thank TKay_12
Reviewed August 24, 2018

A drained fountain around it, plaques with interesting information, and a nice view around it. There is not much to it.

Thank packmybags88
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The Perry Monument is a location on the bay side of Presque Isle that overlooks Misery Bay. There is a tour boat, Lady Kate, that departs from this location for a tour of the lake. The monument is surrounded by many shade trees that makes...More

1  Thank BobKPgh
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It is about 70 yards from the loop road on a small penninsula into the bay. But an easy walk under shady trees

Thank raybyerley
Reviewed August 19, 2018

If you are not familiar with the Erie exploits of Captain Oliver Hazard Perry this will give you a good introduction. The exhibit concentrates on Perry's time in Erie during the war of 1812, covering the time from his being given command of protecting Erie...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed August 7, 2018

lots of history and scenery. was very quiet place to relax and learn history . never knew about this place. first time visit.

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