Menu

Ottawa County Historical Museum resumes winter hours

Submarine chasers built by the Matthews Boat Company circa 1918. The Ottawa County Historical Museum resumes winter hours Wednesday, Sept. 4, and will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays or by appointment with the curator, Peggy Debien, 419-732-1039 or 419-732-2237.
Read more...

Green Island Race

It was a big Day for Park McRitchie and his crew aboard JEB on Sunday in the Green Island Race at Port Clinton Yacht Club. They took 1st in class; 1st Overall, winning the Green Jacket; 1st in the Green Island Trophy competition among Port Clinton Yacht Club boats; and…
Read more...

A memorable Labor Day weekend on the north coast

Canons shot every hour on the hour on the shores of Lake Erie at Waterworks Park during the Bicentennial Celebration Photo by Jasmine Cupp Labor Day weekend the festivities and celebrations of the Bicentennial of the Battle of Lake Erie brought together thousands of visitors and hundreds of volunteers; a…
Read more...

The Battle of Lake Erie, 2013

The Battle of Lake Erie 2013, 200 years after the original, had the same result. “We have met the enemy and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop,” said Commander Oliver Hazard Perry at 3 p.m. on Sept. 10, 1813, in the waters northwest of…
Read more...