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Title, side A
Erie Proving Ground
Text, side A
Established as Camp Perry Proving Ground, March, 1918, and later designated Erie Proving Ground, Erie Ordinance Depot, and Erie Army Depot. Artillery, tank guns, and armor plate were proof tested here during wartime periods. Over 5,000 persons were employed during World War II. Served as a storage, maintenance, and repair facility during peacetime. Closed January, 1967.
Address
NW corner of OH 2 and Avenue H
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Location
At the entrance of the Lake Erie Business Park
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.538432, Longitude: -83.034995.
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