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Eco-History Island Passport at Put-In-Bay


Article By: Jill Jentes Banicki, Published: August 6, 2004

PUT-IN-BAY, OH - Stone Laboratory, National Park Service, Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, and ODNR Division of Wildlife announce the new P-I-B Eco-History Passport - a simple way for your family to visit five of Put-in-Bay's popular tourist destinations with the purchase of one ticket. Offered for Wednesdays, August 11, 18, and 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., the PIB Passport gives you the opportunity to learn the history and ecology of the Put-in-Bay area by visiting the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society; touring Perry's Monument; delving into the Aquatic Education Center; taking the Gibraltar Island tour; and exploring the exclusive South Bass Island Lighthouse - all in one day.
Travel to each destination and receive a stamp in your island passport.

Wednesdays, August 11, 18, and 25; 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$25 Adults
$10 Children (ages 12 and under)
*price includes cost of water taxi to and from Gibraltar Island.

Five-Site Passport Package (limited to 52 people each Weds) includes admission to the following:
  • South Bass Island Lighthouse (open 10 a.m.-Noon)
  • ODNR Division of Wildlife's Aquatic Visitors Center (open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)*
  • Gibraltar Island Tour (begins 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.--tour Stone Lab, Cooke Castle, and participate in hands-on classroom science activities)
  • Lake Erie Islands Historical Society (open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Perry's Monument (open 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Four-Site Passport Package (includes only Lighthouse, Visitors Center, Historical Society, and Perry's Monument)
$10 Adults
$5 Children (ages 12 and under)

Passport is valid only for that specific Wednesday.
Transportation between destinations (other than the water taxi to Gibraltar) is not provided.
*Aquatic Visitors Center is free and can be visited without the passport.

To purchase a passport

Go to one of the following locations:
Lake Erie Islands Historical Society
Water taxi at the Boardwalk
The South Bass Lighthouse (10:00am-noon on the event days) or
The Stone Lab's Bayview office during business hours.

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