Sackets Harbor in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
on Navy Point
Named for Governor Tompkins
Garrisoned by U.S. Sailors
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 43° 57.003′ N, 76° 7.507′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Washington Street east of Ontario Street. This historical marker is located along the walking trail in Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Park, along the northeastern edge of the park. 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. A different marker also named Fort Tompkins (a few steps from this marker); The British Withdrawal (within shouting distance of this marker); 1913 Centennial Monument (about 300 feet away, measured Fight for the Cantonment Area (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield (about 400 feet away); Smoothbore Muzzle Loader Cannon (about 500 feet away); American Dragoon Commander Wounded (about 600 feet away); Sackets Harbor War of 1812 Peace Garden (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.