During the Battle of Lake Erie, Perry retreated to the mouth of Cascade Creek where he built the larger vessels of his fleet.

Mouth of Cascade Creek

During the Battle of Lake Erie, Perry retreated to the mouth of Cascade Creek where he built the larger…

The bay where Capt. Perry put his fleet in during the Battle of Lake Erie. Smoke of the battle can be seen in the distance.

The Battle of Lake Erie

The bay where Capt. Perry put his fleet in during the Battle of Lake Erie. Smoke of the battle can be…

A medal awarded to soldiers in honor of Oliver Perry.

Perry Medal

A medal awarded to soldiers in honor of Oliver Perry.

The Congressional gold medal given to Capt. Oliver Parry.

The Perry Medal

The Congressional gold medal given to Capt. Oliver Parry.

The flag that Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry waved during the Battle of Lake Erie

Perry's Battle Flag

The flag that Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry waved during the Battle of Lake Erie

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

Perry's Dispatch

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

An educator and author, born in Lyme, New Hampshire, Feb. 27, 1830.

Arthur Latham Perry

An educator and author, born in Lyme, New Hampshire, Feb. 27, 1830.