Guest Speaker Series: "War of 1812 on Lake Erie"

Aug 09, 2017 7:00 pm

585.343.4727


Holland Land Office Museum

131 W. Main Street (Rt. 5)
Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-4727

Holland Land Office Museum

131 W. Main Street (Rt. 5)
Batavia, NY 14020

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The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to present Toby Jewett, of Fort Niagara, on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 pm. His presentation entitled, “War of 1812 on Lake Erie,” discusses the importance and effect of Commodore O.H. Perry’s victory over the British on Lake Erie. Included will be the types of vessels, armament, and tactics used by the Navy during the war. In addition, there will be a display of War of 1812 artifacts by local reenactor John Della Penna.

The event is free to the public. RSVPs can be made by contacting the museum at 585-4727, or at hollandlandoffice@gmail.com.

Holland Land Office Museum