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Sackets Harbor in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Kentucky

 
 
Fort Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
1. Fort Kentucky Marker
Inscription.
War of 1812
Fort Kentucky
aka "Mud Fort"
earthen redoubt
constructed ca. 1814 on the
northwestern flank of the
American defense system

 
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Location. 43° 56.855′ N, 76° 7.811′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Ontario Street south of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located on park lands that are southwest of the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Park, along a roadway that runs along the Lake Ontario shoreline. Marker is in this post office area: Sackets Harbor NY 13685, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smoothbore Muzzle Loader Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The British Advance is Halted (about 300 feet away); The British Observation Point (about 400 feet away); British Attack on Sackets Harbor (about 400 feet away); The Landing Area (about 500 feet away); American Dragoon Commander Wounded
Fort Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
2. Fort Kentucky Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along Ontario Street.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Smoothbore Muzzle Loader Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Fort Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
3. Fort Kentucky Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along Ontario Street.
Fort Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
4. Fort Kentucky Marker
View of the historical marker, looking west, with Ontario Street immediately behind the marker, and Lake Ontario in the distant background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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