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Erie Maritime Museum to Commemorate 199th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie

The Erie Maritime Museum is to commemorate the 199th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie on Monday, September 10, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry Monument on Presque Isle State Park.

The memorial service will include remarks by noted Battle of Lake Erie scholar Allan Belovarac, Ph.D., Professor of History, Mercyhurst University, and musical interludes by Lake Erie Sound, closing with a wreath-laying on the waters of Misery Bay and a cannon salute.

The event is open to the public free of charge. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place on the Niagara Plaza behind the Erie Maritime Museum; watch our website for announcement of change, if needed.

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