Month: December 2016

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What’s that Tall Ship in the Bay?
The U.S. Brig Niagara, home-ported in Erie, Pennsylvania, is a replica of the relief flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. She is the embodiment of the dual mission of the Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara League: she is both a historical artifact and a vehicle for sail training, an experiential learning process that preserves the skills of square-rig seamanship. She is that tall ship in the Bay! Brig Niagara History On September 10, 1813, nine small ships – six of them, including Niagara, constructed at Erie – defeated...View More