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Downtown in Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Com. Oliver Hazard Perry

 
 
Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 30.149′ N, 81° 41.88′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. It is in Downtown. Marker is on Lakeside Avenue near West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Fort Huntington Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Huntington (here, next to this marker); Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (here, next to this marker); Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected (a few steps from this marker); John T. Corrigan (within shouting distance of this
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marker); We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours (within shouting distance of this marker); Navy Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Terry v. Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); War Savings Stamps (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Front of the monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Front of the monument
Back of the monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
3. Back of the monument
Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
4. Com. Oliver Hazard Perry Marker
Fort Huntington Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
5. Fort Huntington Park
Perry's Statue, Cleveland, Ohio image. Click for full size.
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6. Perry's Statue, Cleveland, Ohio
From The War of 1812 by John Richardson and Alexander Clark Casselman 1902
Oliver Hazard Perry image. Click for full size.
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7. Oliver Hazard Perry
From The War of 1812 by John Richardson and Alexander Clark Casselman 1902.
Perry Leaving the Lawrence<br>From a Painting in the Statehouse, Columbus Ohio image. Click for full size.
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8. Perry Leaving the Lawrence
From a Painting in the Statehouse, Columbus Ohio
From The War of 1812 by John Richardson and Alexander Clark Casselman 1902.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,624 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on July 12, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   5. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6, 7, 8. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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