September 2, 2014

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Battle of Lake Erie re-enactment draws thousands to Put-in-Bay

The ships represented the US and British during the re-enactment.

Flags reading, “Don’t give up the ship,” hung high with Ohio pride as boats drifted off the shores of South Bass Island early Monday morning for the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. The famous words, attributed to dying U.S. Navy Cmdr. James Lawerance aboard the USS Chesapeake and written on a battle Read More…