PUT-IN-BAY People may find a little piece of local history jangling around in their pockets in a few years. The U.S. Mint announced it will feature Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial on a quarter to be issued in 2013.
2:12 PM Mar 30, 2012
Ports along Lake Erie in northern Ohio, Michigan and Canada are hoping to be selected as hosts for tall ships traveling to the lake in 2013 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the U.S. victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie.
2:11 PM Mar 30, 2012
Although the United States emerged from the War of 1812 with a national anthem, it's become a largely forgotten war over the years. Rick Finch, director of Fort Meigs State Memorial Park in Perrysburg, thinks more people could become aware of the war's significance as the 200th anniversary of the conflict (1812-15) draws nearer.
2:10 PM Mar 30, 2012
The Perry Group and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial superintendent, Blanca Stransky, delivered a commemorative flag this week to the U.S. Secretary of Navy in recognition of the 200 year anniversary of the War of 1812.
2:10 PM Mar 30, 2012

 

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