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

Polo Field

 
 
Polo Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
1. Polo Field Marker
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Polo Field
After the arrival of the Seventh Field Artillery in September, 1922, Madison Barracks became well known for it’s horse activities. In 1922, Army Olympic Try-outs were held at the post. During the next three years two officers’ polo teams practiced almost all year around. The polo games attracted military and civilian spectators every Sunday afternoon.
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 43° 57.123′ N, 76° 6.45′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Brady Road and Wilcox Road, on the left when traveling north on Brady Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sackets Harbor NY 13685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ninth U.S. Infantry Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Semper Fidelis (about 400 feet away); Water Tower Observation Tower (about 400 feet away); In Memory of Our Comrades (about 400 feet away);
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In Memory of the War of 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patriot Burials (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madison Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Polo Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
2. Polo Field Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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