Some Perry Trivia-
- An Ohio Historical Marker honors Hugh Mosher. Born in Perry, Mosher was the fifer portrayed in the famous painting of the "Spirit of '76".
- Perry took its name from Commodore O.H. Perry after his famous naval victory in September 1813 on Lake Erie.
- Perry had its own inter-urban stop in the 20th century.
- Watchmen stopped vehicle traffic at the Main Street Railroad Crossing.
- An early school - Schoolhouse # 9 was located on Lane Road.
- The Perry Consolidated Schools was located on Narrows Road.
- Paul and Dick Thompson were part of the Champion Nursery Horse Team.
- Martin's Nursery has been in Perry since 1934. It is still family owned and operated.
- Perry's location along the shorelines of Lake Erie has made it an ideal location for vineyards and the nursery business over the past two centuries (see nursery blog featured previously).