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Eco-History Island Passport at Put-in-Bay

12:00 pm, Fri June 10, 2005 –

Put-in-Bay, OH Stone Laboratory, National Park Service, Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, and ODNR Division of Wildlife will continue offering their P-I-B Eco-History Passport again this year – a simple way for your family to visit five of Put-in-Bay’s popular tourist destinations with the purchase of one ticket. Offered every Wednesday from June 22 through August 17 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

To purchase a passport

Go to one of the following locations:

The South Bass Island Lighthouse (10:00a.m.-Noon on the event days), or
The Stone Lab’s Bayview office during business hours.

Travel to each destination and receive a stamp in your island passport.

Wednesdays, June 22 – August 17 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 78 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.

For Further Information Contact

John Hageman, Ohio Sea Grant at 614.247.6500 or 419.285.2341
Jill Jentes Banicki, Ohio Sea Grant at 614.292.8949

ARTICLE TITLE: Eco-History Island Passport at Put-in-Bay PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Fri June 10, 2005 | MODIFIED: 1:12 pm, Tue April 28, 2015
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Jill Jentes Banicki
Authored By: Jill Jentes Banicki
Assistant Director, Communications, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

Jill Jentes Banicki is the Assistant Director and Communications Coordinator of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory.