Fresh perch, live music on Saturday at Keeper’s House

Jul 6, 2022 | Entertainment | 0 comments

Keeper’s House Trustee John Starcher ladles a bowl of bean soup for visitors at the Keeper’s House.

Fresh perch and live music highlight an event on Saturday, July 9 at the Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 E. Bayshore Rd., Marblehead, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The iconic Keeper’s House and Marblehead Lighthouse on the Marblehead Peninsula are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the popular lighthouse all summer long.

The Port Clinton Rotary Club is back again this year with its with tasty yellow perch dinners, sandwiches and sides. Balladeers Steve and Lisa Ball will provide live music on standing bass and guitar, with vocals throughout the day.

The 1822 stone house was home to the Marblehead Lighthouse’s first keepers, Benajah and Rachel Wolcott, and was authentically restored by the Ottawa County Historical Society (OCHS). The House will be open for docent-led tours, as well as self-led tours of the original Wolcott Cemetery where Benajah Wolcott, a Revolutionary War Veteran and his son, Henry, a Civil War veteran, are buried. The adjacent gift shop and museum will also be open.

Visit for more information about OCHS events and the history of Ottawa County.

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