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War of 1812, Burial Grounds

 
 
War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
1. War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker
Inscription.
War of 1812
Burial Grounds

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Sacred to the memory
of United States soldiers
who died serving their
country on this northern
frontier from 1812-1818.

Please respect these grounds by not entering

 
Location. 43° 57.083′ N, 76° 6.748′ W. Marker is in Sackets Harbor, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Backus Road north of Brady Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located to the east of the downtown area of Sackets Harbor, near the lake, in an area referred to as the Madison Barracks. It is situated just south of what was once Fort Pike. 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. War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fort Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Volunteer (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Barracks
War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
2. War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Tower Observation Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Our Comrades (approx. 0.2 miles away); Semper Fidelis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sackets Harbor.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
3. War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker
View of the marker (to the right) next to another Burial Ground marker (to the left).
War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
4. War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker
View of marker, looking south along Backus Road.
War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
5. War of 1812, Burial Grounds Marker
View of marker, looking north along Backus Road. In the distance can be seen part of the earthworks of old Fort Pike, and beyond the earthworks the lake.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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