Building, Salvaging, Celebrating: Erie’s Relationship with the 1812 Lake Erie Fleet

A new exhibit exploring Perry and the community’s role during the building of the fleet opens Saturday at the Erie County Historical Society, 419 State Street. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thanks to support from the Perry 200 Commemoration, there is free admission each Saturday, July 7th through September 1st.

Artifacts from Perry, the Lake Erie fleet, and memorabilia from Erie’s 1913 centennial and 1963 sesquicentennial celebrations comprise a large extent of exhibit features.

Read more at GoErie.com.

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