The President of the United States is authorized to establish by proclamation the
following-described Government lands, together with the Perry's Victory Memorial proper,
its approaches, retaining walls, and all buildings, structures, and other property
thereon, situated in Put-in-Bay Township, South Bass Island, Ottawa County, Lake Erie,
State of Ohio, as the “Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial”, for the
preservation of the historical associations connected therewith, to inculcate the
lessons of international peace by arbitration and disarmament, and for the benefit
and enjoyment of the people: Commencing at the intersection of the middle line of
Delaware Avenue and Chapman Avenue, in the village of Put-in-Bay, and running thence
south eighty-eight degrees fifty-nine minutes east in the middle line of said Delaware
Avenue, and the same extended four hundred and ninety-five feet to Lake Erie; thence
north forty-nine degrees fifty-nine minutes east along said lake shore three hundred
and forty-six feet; thence north forty-three degrees fourteen minutes east along
said lake shore two hundred and twelve feet; thence north fifty-three degrees thirteen
minutes east four hundred feet along said lake shore; thence north forty-six degrees
six minutes west about seven hundred and thirty feet to Lake Erie; thence southwesterly
and westerly along said lake shore to the middle line, extended, of said Chapman Avenue;
thence south one degree thirty minutes west along said middle line, and the same extended,
about five hundred and twenty feet to the place of beginning, and containing fourteen
and twenty-five one-hundredths acres of land and known as a part of lots numbered
1 and 2, range south of county road, and a part of lot numbered 12, East Point, in
South Bass Island, in the township of Put-in-Bay, county of Ottawa, State of Ohio.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.