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Niagara
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Niagara - Perry's flagship of the Battle of Lake Erie.
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Starboard view of Niagara

Niagara

Year: 1813 AD
Category: Modern
Vessel Type: Warship
Scale: 1/16" = 1 foot
Overall Length: 198 feet

The relief flagship that Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry captained in the battle of Lake Erie, a major naval battle of the war of 1812.

On September 10, 1813, nine small ships including the Niagara, defeated a British squadron of 6 vessels in the battle. A pivotal event in the War of 1812, the victory secured the Northwest Territory and lifted the Nation's morale.

The cannon barrels were cast in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the ship itself was built near Erie, Pennsylvania.

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Masthead " fighting top "
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Anchors were kept in stored position , broken down , amidships.
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Location and Hours

1775 State Route 39
Sugarcreek, Ohio   44681
(330) 852-6096
Current Hours:
Starting January 3rd for the winter season we we do not advertise open hours because while we are usually open we close at a moment's notice due to weather or due to our display change work within the exhibit which may cause us to be unavailable. Our winter hours are unpredictable but if you have interest in scheduling a private tour please call to arrange one. Our number is 330-852-6096. There is no extra charge for a private tour. Regular admission rates apply. Carver Dave will likely be your tour guide!


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