Plans are underway for the Tall Ships Festival in Erie.
The Flagship Niagara League announcing today that Highmark will once again serve as the title sponsor of this event.
Tall Ships Erie 2013 is set for September 5th thru the 8th.
This year the festival will commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Lake Erie and the building of Oliver Hazard Perry's fleet in Erie.
Ships will be docked at the Bayfront Convention Center and the Erie Maritime Museum during the four day event.