September 10, 1813: “We have met the enemy and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.” -Oliver Hazard Perry

As an avid sailor of Lake Erie, I had to take a moment and dedicate a page to this amazing historical event.  The re-enactment was truly a site to behold complete with historical tall ship replicas mimicking  maneuvers as they did back in the battle of lake Erie in 1812.  Looking out on the Horizon and seeing all of those tall masts, you felt as though you had been transported back in time.  Additionally in all of my time on the lake, I have never seen so many boats in such close proximity in open water.  I have posted a few videos for your enjoyment:

A Brief History of the Battle of Lake Erie

A fun Promotional Video

A Report of the Re-enactment Festivities

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