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Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. It was a pivotal battle during the War of 1812.

Today's the anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. It was a pivotal battle during the War of 1812 and it was remembered with a special ceremony over the weekend. U.S. and Canadian officials gathered on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to dedicate
a commemorative buoy. The buoy will be placed in Lake Erie where that battle took place back in 1813 near Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The battle of Lake Erie was a turning point in the
War of 1812.For more on its significance, we've reached Lisa Gilbert.
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