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

Fort Virginia

 
 
Fort Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mira Earls, July 31, 2022
1. Fort Virginia Marker
Inscription.  War of 1812 Armed with 16 Guns
 
Erected 1939 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 43° 56.751′ N, 76° 7.281′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and Ambrose Street, on the right when traveling east on West Washington Street. 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. Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Sackets Harbor - Fall 1814 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Chauncey (about 700 feet away); Sackett Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sackets Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sackets Harbor Shipbuilding (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
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Fort Virginia Marker prior to repainting image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 28, 2013
2. Fort Virginia Marker prior to repainting
Fort Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 28, 2013
3. Fort Virginia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2024. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 11, 2024, by Mira Earls of Cortland, New York.   2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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