It is an honor to have Beth Gregerson finish Dr. Frackelton's final stamp designs started over 11 years ago. The "Battle of Lake Erie" series was planned for the Bicentennial of the navel battle that took place just a few miles east of Rattlesnake Island. This 50 cent stamp featuring Oliver H. Perry transferring from the damaged US Brig Lawrence to the US Brig Niagara which he then proceeded to defeat the British fleet, with the help of many brave and wounded sailors on several ships. The motto on the flag was inspired by his friend Captain Lawrence's last words from the USS Chesapeake.
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