Top 10 Free Things To Do at Put-in-Bay!

Top 10 Free Things To Do at Put-in-Bay!
19 Jun, 2020

Put-In-Bay makes for the perfect Midwest island getaway.  The island is known for its fascinating history, fun nightlife, local food, and dozens of unique attractions.   Whether you are coming up with your family or you have a bachelorette party to attend to, Put-In-Bay is for you! With so many things to do, we would like to share with you the Top 10 Free Things to Do at Put-In-Bay. 1.  The Antique Car Museum Put-in-Bay is home to the most classic cars per capita in the United States, so it’s the perfect place for this museum! Located at the Perry’s Cave...

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Hotel Victory: Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory
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Hotel Victory: Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory
19 Jun, 2020

The crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands is Put-in-Bay Ohio (South Bass Island). The island offers a rich history, and tourists have been visiting Put-in-Bay for more than 200 years. It was from Put-in-Bay that Commodore Perry and his fleet found victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. And ever since then, Put-in-Bay has come to represent freedom, joy, and peace for everyone who visits. When the war ended, island-goers would pack their lunches, head to the enclave, picnic along the shoreline, and explore the land. Once a year, visitors came...

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The War of 1812 and Put-in-Bay
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The War of 1812 and Put-in-Bay
19 Jun, 2020

Put-in-Bay, Ohio which is also known as South Bass Island, has played a significant role in our nation’s history. In fact, many historians believe that America’s survival once centered on important events that occurred on Put-in-Bay. Without American victory at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812, our country might not even exist today, and people wouldn’t be able to stay at the fone lodgings we have on the island. All due to the American Victory on South Bass Island. The Second War of Independence on South Bass Island Scholars commonly refer to the War of 1812...

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Vice-Commander…Ahoy

Vice-Commander…Ahoy
17 Sep, 2019

Put-in-Bay Maritime Academy (Part 2) By Paul Bolden, Flotilla Vice-Commander for the Auxiliary Unit at Coast Guard Station Marblehead   First, I have a special thanks to Coast Guard Auxiliarist Phil Steinle for his clarification for question 1 of last month’s quiz which was appreciated. This is part 2 of our PIB Maritime Academy. During our second off-season mariner class we are going to focus on “ Aids to Navigation” (Atons) encountered in and around South Bass Island. This is not a complete list of aids, rather common ones seen in the waters around the island. No cheating.   Quiz...

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Do Rabbits Get Poison Ivy

Do Rabbits Get Poison Ivy
1 Sep, 2019

-By Gordy Barr   Twelve billion years ago, a giant star exploded. Stuff was flung everywhere. Among the ruin of debris, a molten chunk began to cool as it spun and took on a circular shape. 1) The Earth was formed! Meadow Lark Lemon would later use this same technique to spin a basketball on his index finger when the Harlem Globetrotters played the hapless Washington Generals. 2) Some might argue that God (substitute your choice of higher being if Christianity is not to your liking) created the earth (and stocked it with interesting creatures) in seven days. Clearly a...

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