PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (WJW) – You can come across part of Lake Erie history and eye-opening views at Perry’s memorial reopens this week!
The Memorial Column at Perry’s International Peace and Victory Monument will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 22 at 10 a.m. after it has been closed since 2019.
It will be open seven days a week from 10am to 6pm with a final visit to the observatory at 5:30pm where you can learn about the importance of the Battle of Lake Erie and also see breathtaking views of Lake Erie, said Superintendent Barbara Rowles in a Facebook post.
The post said everyone is required to wear a mask inside the Memorial column, regardless of vaccination status except for children under 2 years old and those with medical conditions who are not allowed to wear masks.
The cost is still $10 per person but starting this year, the park will only accept credit or debit cards for entrance fees and tickets.
Children 15 years and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult.
The website says the memorial, a Doric column, 352 feet high above Lake Erie, honors those who fought in the Battle of Lake Erie, during the War of 1812, and to commemorate the enduring peace between Great Britain, Canada, and the United States of America. . Monument. It’s situated 5 miles from the longest undefended border in the world.
Plan your next visit here.
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