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

Fort Tompkins

 
 
Fort Tompkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
1. Fort Tompkins Marker
Inscription.
War of 1812
Fort Tompkins
on Navy Point
Named for Governor Tompkins
Garrisoned by U.S. Sailors
and Marines.

 
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
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. Touch for map. This historical marker is located along the walking trail in Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Park, along the northeastern edge of the park. 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 Tompkins (a few steps from this marker); The British Withdrawal (within shouting distance of this marker); 1913 Centennial Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Union Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Fort Tompkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
2. Fort Tompkins Marker
A distant view, looking southeast along the park's walking trail, of the historical marker.
Fort Tompkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
3. Fort Tompkins Marker
A distant view, looking northeast across the state park, of the historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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