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<i>Amareta Mosher</i> Anchor Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2013
Amareta Mosher Anchor Marker (tall view)
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — Amareta Mosher Anchor
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) at East Bayview Drive, on the left when traveling east on Bayview Avenue.
This one ton anchor was salvaged from the schooner Amareta Mosher, built in 1867 in Ashtabula, Ohio. On November 23rd, 1902 she sank on Starve Island Reef. Special thanks to Ernie and Ann Washington for salvaging . . . — Map (db m126217) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — 5-62 — First Ship-To-Shore Radio Broadcast
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) at East Bayview Drive, on the left when traveling east on Bayview Avenue.
On July 18, 1907, Dr. Lee deForest broadcast the first ship-to-shore radio message from the steam yacht Thelma. The communication provided quick, accurate race results of the Annual Inter-Lakes Yachting Association (I-LYA) Regatta. Frank E. . . . — Map (db m126206) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — 8-62 — Gibraltar Island
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) east of Ohio Route 357, on the right when traveling west.
This 6.5 acre island, named for the resemblance of its dolomite ledges to the Rock of Gibraltar, was the likely observation site for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's naval forces during the Battle of Lake Erie in September 1813. Stone Laboratory, . . . — Map (db m46785) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — Gibraltar Monument
Erected by Jay Cooke patriotic financier of the Civil War to mark the corner stone of a proposed monument commemorating Commodore Perry's victory at the Battle of Lake Erie Sept 10 1813 "We have met the enemy and . . . — Map (db m35955) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — 14-62 — Jay Cooke Mansion
Completed in 1865, this home was the vacation retreat of Jay Cooke and his family. Known as the "financier" for the Union states during the Civil War, Cooke organized a program to sell millions of dollars worth of bonds to support the war effort. . . . — Map (db m35954) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — 13-62 — Joseph De Rivera St. Jurgo, 1813-1889
Near Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) west of Hartford Avenue.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Joseph (José) de Rivera was born in Barcelona, Spain, and built an import business in New York City. In 1854, he bought six Lake Erie Islands and had South Bass Island surveyed and subdivided into ten-acre lots. De . . . — Map (db m46806) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — Oelschlager's Dry Goods Store
On Delaware Avenue west of Loraine Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) east of Toledo Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
The Battle of Lake Erie September 10, 1813 American.........................................British O.H. Perry............Commander............R.H. Barclay 9...............Vessels...............6 . . . — Map (db m58544) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — 9-62 — South Bass Island Light
On Langram Road, on the left when traveling west.
Constructed and first lit in 1897, the South Bass Island Light was in continuous operation until 1962 when the U. S. Coast Guard built an automated light tower to replace it. Significant for its contribution to transportation and commerce on Lake . . . — Map (db m28086) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-in-Bay — The Doller House
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) 0.1 miles west of Catawba Avenue (County Route 215), on the left when traveling west.
On land purchased in June 1866 from Jose De Rivera St. Jurgo Valentine Doller, Postmaster, Mayor and island entrepreneur, built this Victorian, Italianate home for his wife and six daughters. Wood Section 1867 • Brick Section 1885 . . . — Map (db m126224) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — Within This Enclosure
On Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) east of Catawba Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
Within this enclosure reposed for a century the remains of Three American and three British officers killed in the Battle of Lake Erie, September 10th, 1813. They were disinterred September 11th, 1913, and re-interred in the crypt of Perry . . . — Map (db m46808) HM

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