Put-in-Bay 2019 Calendar of Events
Oliver Hazzard Perry’s Birthday
August 23 - August 25
Join us for a weekend-long celebration of the 234th Anniversary of Oliver Hazzard Perry’s Birthday. Born on August 23, 1785, and also remember the 200th Anniversary of his death at 34 on August 23, 1819. There will be a reenactment of the Hero of Lake Erie where he will discuss his life from the time he became a midshipman at age 13 to his victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie at age 28, an important moment in Put-in-Bay History.
Historic Firearms demonstrations will take place at 11 am 3, and 5 pm. Carronade demonstrations will be given at noon, 2, and 4 pm.
At 1 pm a Junior Ranger program: “Join Perry’s Navy” will be given. All programs and events will be held at the Perry Victory and International Peace Memorial