TITLE

UNITED STATES BRIG NIAGARA

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Monkeyshines on America;Mar97 Pennsylvania Issue, Part 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Features the United States Brig Niagara, a warship built in Erie to regain control of the upper Great Lakes from the British. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's flagship in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812; Rebuilding of the warship in Erie to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle; Restoration of the warship by the Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission.
ACCESSION #
3652486

 

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