Testimonial 6

This is a game-changer for Erie. The Perry Shipyard would add to Erie’s attractions, be a good neighbor on the bayfront, and do much to honor our veterans – Joe Pfadt, Ph.D., Executive Director & CEO, OHPS

Testimonial 5

We value the effort of the Perry Shipyard to elevate the story of the American servicemember and fully support the project – Henry R. Mannella, State Commander, Department of P.A. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.

Testimonial 4

I support your efforts in securing [the Perry class frigate] donation. Given the historic and cultural connections with Admiral Perry bringing a Perry Class Frigate to the Erie Waterfront will be a meaningful and monumental occasion – Pat Toomey, U.S. Senator

Testimonial 1

There is an overall excitement surrounding the possibility of bringing a frigate to Lake Erie and local leaders are eager to proceed with preparing a home where such a vessel will be honored and celebrated daily – Mike Kelly, U.S. Representative

Testimonial 2

The Perry Shipyard will be an asset to not only northwest Pennsylvania but the entire commonwealth, as we honor current and former service members and celebrate the commonwealth’s important role in American history – Tom Wolf, P.A. Governor

Testimonial 3

We enthusiastically support this project as it will honor Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, be the nation’s first museum featuring a U.S. Navy Surface Combatant with nearly three decades of service, and provide a hands-on learning platform for STEM Fields. – Ralph M. Ford, Ph.D., Chancellor, PennState Behrend