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

Fort Pike

 
 
Fort Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
1. Fort Pike Marker
Inscription.
Fort Pike
Behind These Breastworks
Was Blockhouse Erected by
Americans for Defense
Against British - War of 1812

 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 57.102′ N, 76° 6.796′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Pike Road west of Backus Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located along a walk way, that runs along the side of the remaining earthworks of Fort Pike, the fortification earthworks that were erected along the lake front. 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 Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812, Burial Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Comrades (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Chauncey (approx. half a mile away); Sackets Harbor - Fall 1814
Fort Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
2. Fort Pike Marker
View of marker along the walkway that runs behind the old Fort Pike earthworks that were built along the lake front.
(approx. half a mile away); Sackets Harbor Shipbuilding (approx. half a mile away); Sackets Harbor (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Fort Pike image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
3. Fort Pike
View looking away from the marker, eastward, along the length of the old Fort Pike earthworks, towards the intersection of Pike and Backus Roads.
Fort Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
4. Fort Pike Marker
A distant view, looking westward the marker, and seeing what looks like another marker pole, without any marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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