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Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Identification

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
Perry Victory Monument, Perry's Monument
209716

Map

Structure in General

monument
existing [completed]

Usage

commemoration

Facts

  • The monument commemorates the 10 September 1813 U.S. defeat of British warships lead by Commodore Oliver Hazzard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
  • A replica of a mural of the battle is located in the Ottawa County Courthouse in nearby Port Clinton.
  • Architect John Eisenmann was awarded $1,500 US dollars as compensation for his original design of the monument which was not selected.
  • On June 2, 1936, the monument was made part of the National Park Service by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  • The monument is the tallest doric column in the world.
  • The fourth tallest monument in the United States; the next tallest is the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.
  • The monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.

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Location

93 Delaware Avenue
43456
U.S.A.

Technical Data

352.00 ft
352.00 ft
317.00 ft
317.00 ft
1912
1915
1
$480,374

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

consultant, elevator supplier, excavation company, facade consultant, facade supplier, general contractor, landscape architect, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark