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US Navy Museum: Battle of Lake Erie Commemoration
September 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
On September 10, 1813 Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry emerged victorious from the Battle of Lake Erie. Join the staff of the National Museum of the United States Navy for a day of commemoration of this event. Public programs include:
- Tours of “1813: Don’t Give up the Ship” exhibit with Curator Dr. Edward Furgol at 10 am and 4 pm.
- Join Dolly Madison at 10:30 am as she discusses her experiences during 1813.
- Listen to the Chantymen of Ships Company perform period music.
- 12 pm lecture by Mr. Charles E. Brodine, historian Naval History and Heritage Command. Lecture will be held in the Museum Education Center.
Visit the Navy Museum online to learn more: www.history.navy.mil/branches/org8-1.htm