Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put in Bay

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See the massive 10.7 m (35 ft) Doric column and discover the history behind it when you visit Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial. Take an elevator to the top of the 107 m (352 ft) monument for views of Lake Erie and the surrounding area. Head to the visitor center to learn about the history behind the monument, which commemorates an American victory during the War of 1812 and celebrates the lasting peace between Britain, Canada, and the United States. If you time your visit right, you may even catch a musket and cannon firing demonstration at the memorial. Use our Put in Bay trip planning website to arrange your visit to Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial and other attractions in Put in Bay.
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  • We stopped by the monument and watched the video that was in the visitors center. It was very nicely done.  more »
  • The memorial is a must see at South Bass island. Be sure to take the elevator to the observation deck. The views are spectacular especially on a nice clear day. The rangers are all very nice...  more »
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  • History buffs will love this. A fully period dressed ranger, explains how the battle of 1812 was fought just off shore, plus a black powder rifle demonstration. The tower was impressive with a observation platform height of 317ft. There is a elevator that is a little cramped for the ten passenger 1 minute ride up and down. It does cost to go up. Once up there though, the view is absolutely beautiful. I have sensitivity to motion and heights and I felt no movement and wasn't affected by the height. The solidness of the structure was very impressive and the thick wall kept you from seeing directly straight down which made me feel more secure. There are some stairs to climb before the elevator.
  • Great place to visit. Lot of different things to do entertainment live music. Caverns wineries. Parks to have picnics right by the waterfront. Several different ways to get to the island Jet Express. Miller's ferry can take your bikes or cars motorcycles over. All boats in restaurants are handicap accessible. Handicap parking available on the island. Lots of gifts stores. Helicopter rides touring the island and surrounding islands Terry camping available state parks.

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