Erie Maritime Museum hosting Wreath Laying Ceremony on 206th anniversary of Battle of Lake Erie


SEPTEMBER 10TH MARKS A HISTORIC DAY IN OUR REGIONAL HISTORY…. AND TO CELEBRATE, THE MARITIME MUSEUM WILL BE HOSTING A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY. THE EVENT WILL COMMEMORATE THIS HISTORIC DAY 206 YEARS AGO WHEN OLIVER HAZARD PERRY DEFEATED AND CAPTURED THE ENTIRE BRITISH FLEET AT PUI BAY. THE ERIBUILT AMERICAN SQUADRON, INCLUDING THE BRIG NIAGARA, WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT VICTORY WHICH PLAYED A LARGE ROLE IN THE UNITED STATES VICTORY IN THE WAR OF 112. THAT CEROMONY TAKES PLACE AT THE MARITIME MUSEUM AT 5:30

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