Sackets Harbor in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Behind These Breastworks
Was Blockhouse Erected by
Americans for Defense
Against British - War of 1812
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
Location. 43° 57.102′ N, 76° 6.796′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Pike Road west of Backus Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is located along a walk way, that runs along the side of the remaining earthworks of Fort Pike, the fortification earthworks that were erected along the lake front. 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. A different marker also named Fort Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812, Burial Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Comrades (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Chauncey (approx. half a mile away); Sackets Harbor - Fall 1814 Sackets Harbor Shipbuilding (approx. half a mile away); Sackets Harbor (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 •
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