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    • Catherine Detzel

      Battle of Lake Erie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    • David Crumm

      Are you even aware of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812? If you live in the Baltimore-DC area, then you're certainly aware of the traffic jams around the tall ships festival. You might have heard about it on NPR. This story explains why this is actually a good moment to remember people who now are our good friends.

    • Colleen Hubbell

      To wrest control of the Great Lakes from the British during the War of 1812, President James Madison ordered the construction of a naval fleet at Erie. Noted shipbuilders Daniel Dobbins of Erie and Noah Brown of New York led construction of four schooner−rigged gunboats and two brigs. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry arrived from Rhode Island and led the squadron to success in the historic Battle of Lake Erie.[7]

    • Jen Warnock Chace

      "We have met the enemy and they are ours ": Battle of Lake Erie: Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry transferring from USS Lawrence to USS Niagara during the Battle of Niagara.

    • Selena Mosley

      The War of 1812, Painting of Battle of Lake Erie depicting one of Perry's African American oarsmen in the boat and another African American sailor in the water.

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