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

Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield

State Historic Site

 
 
Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
1. Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker
Inscription.
A. Commandant's House
(built 1847-50) interprets period 1850-61, open to the public

B. Well House
(built 1851, reconstructed 1987)

C. Site of Root House

D. Site of Fort Tompkins

(War of 1812)

E. Lieutenant's House
(built 1847-48), present-day orientation center, gift shop, exhibition gallery, and historic site offices

F. Stable
(built 1847, modified 1914-15), present-day exhibition area and restroom

G. Ice House
(1850)

H. Battlefield Park and 1913 Centennial Monument

I. Hall House

(1832), present day public restrooms

J. Well House
(reconstructed ca. 1990)

K. Heirloom Vegetable Garden

L. Seasonal Living-History Encampment.

M. Picnic Pavilion

(2001)

N. Barn
(ca. 1912), present-day program space

O. Site of Fort Kentucky
(War of 1812)

P. Site Maintenance Office/Shop

Q. Union Hotel

(1817), present-day Seaway Trail Discovery Center
 
Erected by
Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
2. Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker
A close-up view of the interpretative map of the present day battlefield site that is displayed on the historical marker.
the State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 56.982′ N, 76° 7.604′ 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 near the southeastern edge of the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Park, near the Lake Ontario shore line, along the walking trail, very near the parking lot at the end of Washington Street. 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. Fight for the Cantonment Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Smoothbore Muzzle Loader Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); American Dragoon Commander Wounded (within shouting distance of this marker); 1913 Centennial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Tompkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Tompkins (about 400 feet away); The British Withdrawal (about 500 feet away); The British Advance is Halted (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
3. Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker
View of the historical marker with a view of Lake Ontario in the background.
Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
4. Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south towards the location where the battlefield walking trail begins at the edge of the parking lot.
Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2014
5. Welcome to Sackets Harbor Battlefield Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north from the edge of the parking lot, along the battlefield walking trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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