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Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
1. Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Memorial
Inscription.
In Memory of Those Who Gave Their All
So That We Could Have a Tomorrow.
We Are Here Because They Are Here.
May They Rest In Peace.

 
Location. 43° 56.955′ N, 76° 6.328′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Dodge Avenue and Spencer Drive, on the right when traveling east on Dodge Avenue. Touch for map. Located in the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery. 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. Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Unknown Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of York Memorial (about 300 feet away); Polo Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Our Comrades (approx. mile away); Ninth U.S. Infantry Memorial (approx. mile away); Semper Fidelis (approx. mile away); Water Tower Observation Tower (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Regarding Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Memorial. The cemetery is the resting place of Brigadier General Zebulon Pike Jr., who died after his successful attack on York (Toronto), Ontario,
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By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
2. Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Memorial
along with General Jacob Brown. Pike also served in George Washington's Continental Army, and in the US Army after the revolution was won. He led explorations of the Mississippi, Arkansas and Red rivers and the Southwest United States, and unsuccessfully attempted to climb the Colorado mountain named after him: Pike's Peak.
 
Categories. Military
 
Gravestones at the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
3. Gravestones at the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery
Veterans from the War of 1812 through the present day are buried here. Many of the stones are simply inscribed, “Unknown” or “U.S. Soldier”.
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By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
4. Gravestones at the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery
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By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
5. Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery
An 8-inch Howitzer at Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 18, 2017
6. An 8-inch Howitzer at Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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