Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Monument

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (HM2ED6)

Location: Erie, PA 16507 Erie County
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N 42° 9.306', W 80° 5.363'

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Opposite this spot, on the shores of Presque Isle Bay, Commodore Perry built his ships. The "Lawrence," "Niagara," "Ariel," "Porcupine," "Scorpion" & "Tigress." On August 12, 1813, the fleet sailed and on September 10, 1813, at Put-in-Bay, defeated the British fleet under Commodore Barclay. After the battle, the wounded were brought back to Erie. A few years later the "Detroit", and "Queen Charlotte" (captured British vessels) and the "Lawrence" and "Niagara" were sunk near this point in Misery Bay.
HM NumberHM2ED6
Year Placed1926
Placed ByState of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 575232 N 4667398
Decimal Degrees42.15510000, -80.08938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 9.306', W 80° 5.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 9' 18.36" N, 80° 5' 21.78" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Thompson Dr, Erie PA 16507, US
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