Two hundred years after his death, historian Mary Louise Jesek Daley will speak about why Perry became a hero and why the U.S. Navy still honors him so greatly. Perry was renowned for more than the Battle of Lake Erie. He was a man of his time and place who lived a life of courage and honor.
Admission to the 6 p.m. social hour, potluck dinner and program at the Bay Lodge on Bradley Rd. is free for Bay Historical Society members. A donation of $5 is requested of non-members. Membership is encouraged and the annual cost is $10 for students, $25 for individuals and $35 for families. The main entrée will be provided by the historical society. Guests with a last name beginning with A to L are asked to bring a side for 10 to share. Guests with a last name beginning with M to Z should bring an appetizer for 10 or dessert to share. Please bring your own place setting. R.S.V.P. to Beth Conroy at 440-821-4427 by Sept. 15 or email email@example.com.
The next scheduled potluck program will be on Nov. 21 at the Bay Lodge.