Remarkable Ohio

Serpent Mound Marker
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3-62 Erie Proving Ground

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Side A: Erie Proving Ground. 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. Side B: Same. Same