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Port Clinton in Ottawa County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Perry

 
 
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
1. Camp Perry Marker
Inscription.  
Side 1
Named in honor
of
Commodore
Oliver Hazard Perry,
U.S.N.
Victor in the
Battle of Lake Erie

Authorized April 18, 1908,
by appropriation of
The 77th General Assembly
of Ohio.

Side 2
National Matches
held here
for the first time
in 1907.

Used by
Federal Government
as
Concentration Camp
during
World War,
1917 - 1918 Side 3
Dedicated July 1, 1936.

Memorial Committee
appointed by
Martin L Davey,
Governor of Ohio.

Emil F. Marx, Adj. Gen. • Loucks B. Brown, Asst. Adj. Gen. • John A. Blount, Asst. Qm. Gen. • Chester W. Goble, Fin. Off. • Harry H. Kerr, Camp Supt. • Joseph E. Walsh, U. S. P. & D. O. • Earl J. Fisher, Camp Adj. • Victor C. Reese Arsenal Supt. •

Dedicated to
Brigadier General
Ammon B. Critchfield


Whose devotion to the cause of national defense and zeal in the promotion of rifle marksmanship while serving as adjutant general of Ohio made
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Erected 1936.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World I.
 
Location. 41° 32.693′ N, 83° 1.172′ W. Marker is in Port Clinton, Ohio, in Ottawa County. Memorial is on Lawrence Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Clinton OH 43452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buckeye Tree Planted 1909 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Buckeye Tree Planted 1909 (within shouting distance of this marker); Krotiak Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Camp Perry (within shouting distance of this marker); Rodriquez Range (within shouting distance of this marker); Bataan-Armory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Petraca Range (about 400 feet away); Company 'C' 192nd Tank Battalion (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Clinton.
 
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
2. Camp Perry Marker
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
3. Camp Perry Marker
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
4. Camp Perry Marker
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
5. Camp Perry Marker
Camp Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2022
6. Camp Perry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 27, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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