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Perry’s Victory at Ida Rupp

Jeff Helmer, Park Ranger at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial on South Bass Island, will be at the Ida Rupp Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Mr. Helmer will be speaking at 7 p.m. 

September 10 is the 200th Anniversary of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory over the British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie. Mr. Helmer will offer a Power Point presentation detailing the events leading up to the battle and the effects that Perry’s victory had regarding U.S. control of the Great Lakes and its expansion west of Ohio.

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