The next 18 months will be filled with events celebrating our past and looking forward to our future.
The kick off to the Perry 200 Commemoration at
"Every 50 years since 1930s,
More than $1.5 million was raised through 75 sponsors to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Battle of Lake Erie.
"88% of those we approached committed and that's an extraordinary percentage," said Garvey. "That's a sign the community recognizes that this is more than a celebration it's a celebration of who we were."
Several events are planned throughout the course of 2012, but this year all builds to the week of
"We're going to fire fireworks from four parts of this county," Garvey said. "We're going to fire from
More information on all events can be found at perry200.com.
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