Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio and had a population of 128 according to the 2000 census. The village covers 0.6 square miles of total area, with 0.5 square miles being land and 0.2 square miles being water. In the War of 1812, the village played a significant role, becoming the location of the squadron of U.S. naval commander, Oliver Hazard Perry. Despite the village's small area, it has become a very popular summer resort and recreational destination to many.
The Put-in-Bay, OH Yellow Pages and the Put-in-Bay, OH Business directory will show you all the great attractions the city has to offer, and the ferry service which connects the community with Catawba Island, Kelleys Island, Port Clinton and Sandusky, Ohio. It is in the village you will find Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, which commemorates Oliver Hazard Perry's victory over the British ships in the War of 1812. Other attractions include the Stonehenge Estate, Perry's Cave, Heineman's Winery and Crystal Cave, and Lake Erie Islands Historical Society.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan