Latest Put-in-Bay, Ohio Stories

2010-09-02 06:00:00

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It all occurred on just one tense and foreboding day, September 10, 1813, but the conflict proved to be one of the major battles of the War of 1812 that would see Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and his sailors defeat the British Navy to secure the Great Lakes region for the U.S. once and for all. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) Two hundred years later The...

2009-06-23 09:00:00

Miller Boat Line Introduces New Coupon Page for 2009 Summer Travel Season PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The economy has some people rethinking their summer travel plans and opting to vacation closer to home this year. Luckily, a summer island getaway that doesn't break the bank is possible when visiting Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio. "Many people may not know they don't have to travel far or spend a ton for a great vacation experience," said Julene Market, marketing...

2009-05-28 14:19:00

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The down economy can put a damper on most summer vacation plans, but the good news is a budget-friendly vacation that everyone can enjoy is possible. Put-in-Bay is the perfect summer getaway where vacationers can enjoy an island resort community without the hassle or cost of airfare. Additionally, Miller Boat Line has introduced an online coupon page at www.MillerFerry.com, where visitors can find discounts for lodging, dining and plenty of fun island...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.