when in 1813 The body's of American sailors some still living but barely after a scourge of Small pox hit their vessels where weighted with stones and deposited into a little known and forgotten pond that is part of Misery bay.
Which has become known as Grave Yard Pond.
After Admiral Perry's fantastic victory his flag ship The Niagara and the Lawrence stayed at Misery Bay in Presque Ilse for the winter and settled in .
The mens body''s are still there in the swampy pond of misery bay never recovered and at this point possibly only a few bones are left .
It should be recognized as a national military cemetery and should be taught in schools but this has not been done those men died alone and forgotten far from their homes.
Of course some claim late at night that the place is active with paranormal activity which you would expect for such a tragedy.