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A place of history

Sitting with Misery Bay on one side and presque isle Bay on the other, the Perry Monument sits as a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erie, Pennsylvania
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Perry Monument is a memorial to a Great Captain.

Perry Monument is located at the end of the Presque State Park. It faces the city of Erie. It is... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Erie, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting with Misery Bay on one side and presque isle Bay on the other, the Perry Monument sits as a reminder if the Battle of Lake Erie. The grounds were used by the U.S. Navy as a field hospital during those bloody confrontations in 1813....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

While there are some interesting facts about the war of 1812 in the signs around it, there wasn't much to this area. It's on a cute little inlet, but it was kinda ugly in the snowless leafless January weather.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank radkatemax
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Perry Monument is located at the end of the Presque State Park. It faces the city of Erie. It is well kept and is good place to go fishing. There are fisherman and their families on the walkway to the monument almost every day. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I would not want any visitor to makes his way to Erie and miss the magic of Presque Isle, a natural wonder you simply have to experience - for miles and miles. It is breathtaking and for many the crown jewel of this little piece...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 25 October 2018

At the very tip of the Park. If you're driving the loop on Presque Isle State Park, this is as convenient a place as any to get out and stretch your legs while at the same time enjoying a little bit of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pat K
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This monument commemorates the victory of Commodore Perry over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. Its column reminds us of the struggles the American forces had in defending the U.S. from the British.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rob77ohio
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A very uninteresting looking monument for a man who ensured victory over the British during the War of 1812. It stands in a lovely place on Presque Isle. Looks like it should have water around base but was empty. Still nice tribute.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shari w
Reviewed 6 September 2018

How do you rate a monument? It is an impressive tribute to Admiral Perry. The grounds are beautiful with shade trees, picnic tables, and benches. There are nice views of downtown Erie across the bay. During the summer season you can board the Lady Kate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank patluvstogo
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Nice walk along the water to the monument. Admiral Perry is well recognized in the park and the Square in downtown Erie

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TKay_12
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A drained fountain around it, plaques with interesting information, and a nice view around it. There is not much to it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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