Landmarks Will Light Up to Close Out Perry 200

Published 08/12 2013 08:40PM

Updated 12/09 2013 07:51PM

One of Erie's well known landmarks will light up as the Perry 200 two year bicentennial celebration comes to an end.
Organizers say September 8th will be a memorable and historic event as the Perry 200 celebration comes to a close and the Perry Monument is lit up.
There will be LED lights at the base of the monument and at the top.
The lights will operate by a solar panel located near the monument.
The Erie Philharmonic is part of the ceremony and will play symphonies including the 1812 Overture before the light is lit.
The restoration project costs 110 thousand dollars and comes from the Crosby, Stills and Nash concert held by the Presque Isle Partnership.

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