Stunning Views of Lake Erie from Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

There is so much history to recognize at Put-in-Bay. Standing tall at 352 feet is Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. This monument honors those that fought in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

You can actually go all the way to the top for amazing views 352 feet over Lake Erie and Put-in-Bay island. Don’t worry, you don’t have to climb to the top! There is a short staircase to the elevator!Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

On a clear day, you can actually see Canada! Our kids were amazed that they could see another country from Put-in-Bay! It was an excellent time to remind them of the long-lasting peace that the USA has with Canada. Did you know that 5 miles into Lake Erie is the longest undefended border in the world?Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is a must-see for any visitor to the island. If you have small children, don’t worry about them falling off the top because there is a very thick, fairly tall wall all around the top. It makes those of us with a little fear of heights feel safer too as you cannot see straight down to the ground – just out to the beautiful vistas.

Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay
And what a gorgeous place to take pictures with your loved ones.  We visited Put-in-Bay with our long time friends. Aren’t they gorgeous?

Perry's Monument Put-in-BayMy kids and I make a nice picture too.Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

If you want a bird’s eye view of the island, this is the only place for it! Below, you can see the majority of the restaurants and shopping in Put-in-Bay as well as the harbor.Perry's Monument Put-in-BayIf you look closely, you’ll see The Boardwalk, one of our favorite lake-front restaurants! Perry's Monument Put-in-Bay

The entrance fee is just $5 for ages 16+. Kids 15 and under are free- with an adult, of course. Be sure to stop by the Visitor Center and gift store too where you’ll find one-of-a-kind National Park gifts and an amazing display of a reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie.

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
(419) 285-2184

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