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Com. Oliver Hazard Perry

 
 
Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
1. Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Marker
Inscription. Oliver Hazard Perry was only 27 when named commander of the Lake Erie Fleet. His combination of determination and tactical brilliance won him acclaim at home and the lasting respect of the British. "More than any other battle of the time," wrote historian Henry Adams, "the victory on Lake Erie was won by the courage and obstinacy of a single man."
 
Location. 41° 30.149′ N, 81° 41.88′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Lakeside Avenue near West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Fort Huntington Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected (a few steps from this marker); Dear General, We have met the enemy and they are ours (within shouting distance of this marker); Navy Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Stone Church (approx. mile away); The Ohio AFL-CIO (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio State Bar Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Front of the monument Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Front of the monument
Back of the monument Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
3. Back of the monument
Fort Huntington Park Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
4. Fort Huntington Park
 
 
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