Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial In Ohio Is The World’s Most Massive Doric Column
Ddi you know that Ohio is home to the world’s largest doric column? Most people don’t—but the story behind this massive structure is much more interesting. Located on South Bass Island in the bustling summer town of Put-In-Bay, you’ll find a massive column that commemorates an important time in Ohio history, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. It’s situated 5 miles from the longest undefended border in the world, according to nps.gov. Here’s why this national park belongs on your Ohio bucket list:
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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