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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jefferson County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Jefferson County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Jefferson County, NY (137) Cayuga County, NY (169) Lewis County, NY (16) Oswego County, NY (78) St. Lawrence County, NY (159)  JeffersonCounty(137) Jefferson County (137)  CayugaCounty(169) Cayuga County (169)  LewisCounty(16) Lewis County (16)  OswegoCounty(78) Oswego County (78)  St.LawrenceCounty(159) St. Lawrence County (159)
Adjacent to Jefferson County, New York
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1New York (Jefferson County), Adams Center — Birthplace of Melvil Dewey — 1851-1931
Librarian and educator creator of the Dewey Decimal SystemMap (db m75536) HM
2New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — Indian River Lakes — Breeding Bird Refuge — Natural History —
Important Habitat Refuge This region provides an important breeding refuge for many declining species of birds because it contains a variety of habitats, few humans, and little development. Species such as the Golden-winged Warbler, . . . Map (db m84170) HM
3New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria Bay — Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m125919) WM
4New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria Bay — Veterans Memorial — "All Gave Some - Some Gave All"
Dedicated to the memory of all who proudly served and protected their country [Armed Forces emblems]Map (db m125922) WM
5New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria Bay — World War Memorial — 1917 • 1918
. . . Map (db m125921) WM
6New York (Jefferson County), Antwerp — Civil War Memorial
Erected in 1893 by the citizens of Antwerp, N.Y. in memory of the soldiers and the sailors of 1861-1865.Map (db m32009) HM
7New York (Jefferson County), Belleville — Carrying Cable Route
Route traveled by the men who carried the four-ton cable for the ship "Superior" twenty miles from Sandy Creek Battlefield to Sackets Harbor in June 1814.Map (db m86193) HM
8New York (Jefferson County), Brownville — Brown Mansion
Home of Gen. Jacob Brown Commander Northern Frontier Forces, War of 1812 Commanding General U.S. Army 1821 until his death in 1828 Map (db m100639) HM
9New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Cape Vincent Lighthouse
This lighthouse was located on the Cape Vincent Breakwater from 1900 to 1951 when it was moved to its present location and now serves as a proud landmark for this approach to the village.Map (db m51911) HM
10New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Cape Vincent Village Green, Inc. — Founded 1997
"to provide an open space for the enjoyment of residents and visitors" Made possible by the financial support of New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Dorothy Aubrey Northern New York Community . . . Map (db m75683) HM
11New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Hollenbeck • Mein • Handley Memorials — In Memory Of
Richard W. Hollenbeck C.W.O. U.S. Army W.W. II • Korea Killed in Korea March 15, 1952 ———————— Michael H. Mein Sgt. 1st Class - Green Beret Missing in Action Nov. 30, 1968 . . . Map (db m75685) WM
12New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Stone House
Built in 1815 by J. D. Le Ray de Chaumont Here Canadian rebels were sheltered during Patriot War, 1838Map (db m75682) HM
13New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
This point of land was part of 600 acres patented to Captain John Tibbett of Troy, New York in 1799. —————————— In 1827 three acres were deeded to the U.S. Government for a . . . Map (db m75691) HM
14New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Keepers — 1827 • 1981 — United States Lighthouse Service • United States Coast Guard —
In memory of those who kept the light shining at Tibbetts Point Lighthouse, the harbor and buoy lights. Keepers and Assistants of the U.S. Lighthouse Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Judah Williams • 1st Keep Jonathan Madison • James H. . . . Map (db m75692) HM
15New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — Tibbits Point Lighthouse
First in Jefferson County Built 1827 Rebuilt 1854Map (db m75689) HM
16New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — War of 1812 Barracks
During the War of 1812 American soldiers were housed in barracks erected here and at the foot of James StreetMap (db m75688) HM
17New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — World War I Memorial
• Erected in Honor • of all those who served in the World War from the town of Cape Vincent and in memory of those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice 1917 - 1918 —————————— . . . Map (db m75684) WM
18New York (Jefferson County), Cape Vincent — World War II Memorial
• Erected in Honor • of all those who served in World War II from the Town of Cape Vincent and in memory of those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice 1941 - 1945 Joseph L. Dennee • Karl H. Jackson Charles L. Tebo • Charles H. . . . Map (db m75687) WM
19New York (Jefferson County), Carthage — 296 — Hubbard Home
Noahdiah Hubbard, founder of Champion village, built this stone homestead in 1820. It passed to eldest son Hiram in 1831Map (db m133056) HM
20New York (Jefferson County), Chaumont — Chaumont
At the behest of Benjamin Franklin at the French Court, Count Jacque LeRay de Chaumont loaned large sums of money to the revolutionary cause. This included three fully equipped warships for Commodore John Paul Jones’ Fleet. Between 1797 and 1817 . . . Map (db m127899) HM
21New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — The Muskie
is as much a part of the River history as the St. Lawrence Skiff and the Gilded Age. From as far back as the mid 1800's anglers have been coming to the River to try their luck at tackling this apex predator. Once believed to be in never . . . Map (db m126425) HM
22New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — Clayton Opera House — A Thousand Islands Cultural Center — Cultural Heritage —
"...for use in perpetuity as a Community and Performing Arts Center" Town of Clayton, April 9, 2000 Performing in Clayton For over 100 years the Opera House has set the stage for performances of all kinds. Broadway . . . Map (db m126418) HM
23New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — Eagle Wing Group — An Underwater Geological Wonder — Dive Sites of the St. Lawrence —
[Excerpts follow] A Variety of Displays Submerged 'riverscapes', unique rock formations with gumdrop-like pinnacles, rocky folds, and steep escarpments characterize this underwater geological display. Rocky shoals adjacent deep water . . . Map (db m126413) HM
24New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — Johnson House
The United States Department of [the] Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m126380) HM
25New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — Korean War • Honor Roll • Vietnam War
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for God and Country Korean War Robert L. Bender • Howard C. Hovey Frank E. Sulier Vietnam War Lawrence E. Bisonett • William A. Brabant David W. Wilson Erected November 11, . . . Map (db m126410) WM
26New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — McCarn Hill
Site of log cabin belonging to Elijah McCarn first president Village of Clayton, Inc. 1872Map (db m126341) HM
27New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — U.S.S. Maine Memorial — Patriotism • Devotion
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. MaineMap (db m126379) HM WM
28New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — War Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of the Village of Clayton and dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and all who served in defense of their country May God grant them the Revered Dead eternal rest and us the . . . Map (db m126378) WM
29New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — World War I • Honor Roll • World War II
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for God and Country World War I George O. Colon • Harry W. Couch Joseph E. Bush • Francis Charlebois Martin D. Bass • Charles Ramsdell World War II John H. Brabant • Wm. H. . . . Map (db m126412) HM
30New York (Jefferson County), Deferiet — 232 — World War II
157 men and women served in Armed Forces 1942-1945 from total population of 600 in this milltown. 10 made ultimate sacrifice.Map (db m133177) HM WM
31New York (Jefferson County), Ellisburg — After the Battle of Big Sandy
After the Battle of Big Sandy May 28, 1814 This house was used as a hospital for British soldiersMap (db m70475) HM
32New York (Jefferson County), Ellisburg — Carrying Cable Route
Route traveled by the men who carried the four-ton cable for the ship "Superior" twenty miles from Sandy Creek Battlefield to Sackets Harbor in June 1814.Map (db m86186) HM
33New York (Jefferson County), Ellisburg — The Battle of Big Sandy — May 30, 1814 — War of 1812 —
Americans Set An Ambush An American flotilla carrying critical shipbuilding supplies to Sackets Harbor was forced to land along South Sandy Creek. Near this spot Major Appling's 120 riflemen, 150 Oneida Indian warriors and naval . . . Map (db m75733) HM
34New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum
The mission of the 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum is to collect and preserve the material history of the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum. Using the collected material to present the history of each from its formation to the . . . Map (db m110381) HM WM
35New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division (1985)
In 1985, the famous 10th Mountain Division was officially reactivated as a Light Infantry Division at Fort Drum. The 10th Mountain Division specializes in training under extreme conditions and is designed to rapidly deploy anywhere in the world. . . . Map (db m110391) HM
36New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — January 2015 - December 2015
Operation Freedom's Sentinel Died of non-combat injuries sustained in a combat area (Afghanistan): SPC Kyle E. Gilbert • 2-14 Inf • Sep 2015 . . . Map (db m111808) WM
37New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom — January 2014 - December 2014 —
Killed in Action (Afghanistan) SPC Christian J. Chandler • 2-87 IN • Apr 2014 SGT Shawn M. Farrell II • 1-32 IN • Apr 2014 SGM Wardell B. Turner • HQ USAG • Nov 2014 Died of combat injuries sustained in combat area (Afghanistan): SPC . . . Map (db m111810) WM
38New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom — January 2013 - December 2013 —
Killed in Action (Afghanistan) CPT Aaron R. Blanchard • 2-10 AVN • Apr 2013 1LT Robert J. Hess • 2-10 AVN • Apr 2013 LTC Todd J. Clark • 2 BCT • Jun 2013 LTC Jaimie E. Leonard • 2 BCT • Jun 2013 SGT Javier Sanchez, Jr. • 2 BSTB • Jun . . . Map (db m111811) WM
39New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom — January 2012 - December 2012 —
Killed in Action (Afghanistan): 2LT David E. Rylander • 7 ENGR • May 2012 SPC Junot M. Legrand Cochilus • 7 ENGR • May 2012 SFC Bobby L. Estle • 7 ENGR • Jul 2012 PFC Jose O. Belmontes • 7 ENGR • Jul 2012 SSG Daniel A. Rodriguez • 548 . . . Map (db m111814) WM
40New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom — January 2011 - December 2011 —
Killed in Action (Afghanistan): SSG Omar Aceves • 7th EN • Jan 2011 CPL Jarrid L. King • 7th EN • Jan 2011 SPC Benjamin G. Moore • 7th EN • Jan 2011 SPC Omar Soltero • 2-4 IN • Jan 2011 SGT Ethan C. Hardin • 2-30 IN • Jan 2011 PFC . . . Map (db m111815) WM
41New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom — Jan 2010 – Dec 2010 / Mar 2010 – Dec 2010 —
Operation Iraqi Freedom Jan 2010 – Dec 2010 Killed in Action: SPC Robert M. Rieckhoff • 2-15 FA • Mar 2010 Died in a Combat Area (Iraq): SPC Brushaun X. Anderson • 2-15 FA • Jan 2010 Operation Enduring Freedom Mar 2010 . . . Map (db m112206) WM
42New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom — June 2008 – Dec 2009 / Dec 2008 – Dec 2009 —
Operation Iraqi Freedom June 2008 – Dec 2009 Killed in Action: SSG Wesley G. Hunter • 1-71 CAV • Sep 2008 CW3 Philip E. Windorski • 6-6 CAV • Jan 2009 CW2 Benjamin H. Todd • 6-6 CAV • Jan 2009 CW2 Joshua M. Tillery • 6-6 CAV • . . . Map (db m112207) WM
43New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom — May 2007 – September 2008 —
Combat and Security Operations Killed in Action: SSG Alex R. Jimenez • 4-31 INF • May 2007 SPC Byron W. Fouty • 4-31 INF • May 2007 SSG Joshua P. Mattero • 725 EOD CO • July 2007 PV2 Nathan Z. Thacker • 2-22 INF • Oct 2007 SSG Carletta . . . Map (db m112208) WM
44New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Hurricane Andrew Relief — August – October 1992 —
Disaster Relief Task Force Mountain South Florida, USAMap (db m112209) WM
45New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Restore Hope / Operation Continue Hope — December 1992 – May 1993 / June 1993 – March 1994 —
Humanitarian Relief / Security Operations KIA: SGT Ferdinan C. Richardson • 25 Sep 1993 SGT Cornell L. Houston • 3 Oct 1993 PFC Henry Martin • 3 Oct 1993 Somalia, AfricaMap (db m112238) WM
46New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Uphold Democracy — September 1994 – January 1995 —
Multinational Force Haiti and Joint Task Force 190 HaitiMap (db m112242) WM
47New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Joint Forge — July 1999 – July 2000 —
Peacekeeping Task Force Eagle Bosnia and HerzegovinaMap (db m112243) WM
48New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Joint Guardian — October 2001 – May 2002 —
Peacekeeping Task Force Falcon Kosovo and MacedoniaMap (db m112245) HM
49New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom — September 2001 – June 2002 —
Combat and Security Operations Afghanistan Kuwait Qatar and UzbekistanMap (db m112247) WM
50New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom IV — April 2003 – May 2004 —
Combat and Security Operations Nation Building (Training of the Afghan National Army) Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa; Task Force Phoenix; and Combined Joint Task Force – 180 KIA: SPC Chad Fuller • 1-87 INF • Aug 2003 . . . Map (db m112248) WM
51New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom — March 2003 – July 2005 —
Combat and Security Operations Killed in Action: 2LT Richard Torres • 1-32 IN • Oct 2003 PFC Kerry D. Scott • 1-32 IN • Oct 2003 CW2 Brian D. Hazelgrove • 3-17 CAV • Jan 2004 CW3 Patrick D. Dorff • 3-17 CAV • Jan 2004 CPT Adam G. . . . Map (db m112275) WM
52New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom — July 2005 – July 2006 —
Combat and Security Operations Killed in Action: SPC Toccara R. Green • 57 TRANS. CO. • Aug 2005 SFC James S. Moudy • 1-71 CAV • Dec 2005 CW3 Mitchell K. Carver Jr. • 1-10 AVN • Jan 2005 CW2 Kyle E. Jackson • 1-10 AVN • Jan 2006 SPC . . . Map (db m112330) WM
53New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Enduring Freedom VII — Feb 2006 - June 2007 —
Combat and Security Operations Killed in Action: 1LT Forrest P. Ewens • 1-32 INF • Jun 2006 SGT Russell M. Durgin • 1-32 INF • Jun 2006 PFC Justin R. Davis • 1-32 INF • Jun 2006 SGT Roger P. Peρa, Jr. • 10 SBTB • Jun 2006 SGT Ian T. . . . Map (db m112331) WM
54New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Operation Iraqi Freedom — August 2006 – November 2007 —
Combat and Security Operations Killed in Action: PFC Satieon V. Greenlee • 4-31 INF • Oct 2006 SPC Nicholas K. Rogers • 4-31 INF • Oct 2006 PFC Thomas J. Hewett • 1-89 CAV • Oct 2006 SGT Jason Denfrund • 2-14 INF • Dec 2006 SGT . . . Map (db m112333) WM
55New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk Memorial — Soldiers Who Died in a Combat Area — June 1993 - September 2008 —
Operation Restore Hope, Somalia PVT David J. Conner • 548TH S&S • Feb 1993 Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq SPC John K. Klinesmith, Jr. • 2-14 INF • Jun 2003 SGT Glen R. Allison • 2-14 INF • Dec 2003 SPC Kasper Dudkiewicz • 91ST MP • . . . Map (db m112334) WM
56New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 2d Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment Memorial
...His military record is closed, a brilliant career ended. Deeds, silent symbols more potent than words, proclaimed his soldier worth.... . . . Map (db m111744) WM
57New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Memorial — 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) — Spartans —
1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry 4th Battalion [sic], 25th Field Artillery 710th Brigade Support Battalion 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion "... nothing good in life comes but at . . . Map (db m111748) WM
58New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Camp Drum (1951)
In 1951, Pine Camp was re-named Camp Drum in honor of Lieutenant General Hugh A. Drum (1879-1951). A New York native, General Drum was the Chief of Staff of the First U.S. Army (American Expeditionary Forces) during World War I. During World War . . . Map (db m110389) HM
59New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Camp Hughes (1907)
The story of Fort Drum began in 1906, [when] a partnership between the U.S. Army at Madison Barracks and North Country community leaders began looking for local training areas. The area in Felt[s] Mills, immediately north of the Black River, was . . . Map (db m110384) HM
60New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Fallen Warrior Memorial
Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) stand to honor and grieve a fallen comrade symbolized by the traditional helmet, boots, and rifle. Two other soldiers in battle gear move out for the next challenge, at the same time extending . . . Map (db m111745) WM
61New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Fort Drum - North Country Memorial Flag Pole
The Citizens of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties extend heartfelt welcome to the United States Army and to the men and women of Fort Drum. This standard, which flies our nation's flag, and the time capsule beneath this marker are . . . Map (db m110392) WM
62New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Fort Drum (1974)
In 1974, Camp Drum became Fort Drum, when, for the first time, it was designated as a permanent US Army installation. Since its establishment in 1908, the area had been used as a temporary, seasonal training site, with a successful history of . . . Map (db m110390) HM
63New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Military Mountaineers
A Mountain Soldier of World War II assists a Soldier of the 10th. Mountain Division. (Light). A gift of Veterans of the 10th Mountain Division, Soldiers of the 10th. Mountain Division (Light) at Fort Drum, New York, Families and . . . Map (db m111733) WM
64New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Pine Camp (1908)
With the success of the summer maneuvers at Camp Hughes, a permanent training area formally known as Pine Camp was founded. Legislation was passed in 1909, which established the "Pine Camp Military Reservation." Land acquisition and temporary . . . Map (db m110386) HM
65New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — Pine Camp Cantonment (1941)
In 1940 the US Army selected Pine Camp as a divisional training facility, and a Division Cantonment (intended to be temporary for the duration of the war only) was constructed. The size of Pine Camp was expanded to 110,000 acres; numerous local . . . Map (db m110388) HM
66New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Alster Tower & Peristyle
In 1895 George Boldt acquired Heart Island for the reputed sum of $20,000.00 and work on the Island began shortly thereafter. The first three projects undertaken were the design and construction of Alster Tower, the construction of a boat lagoon . . . Map (db m126692) HM
67New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Boldt Castle
Built by George C. Boldt Owner of the Waldorf-Astoria and Bellevue-Stratford Hotels ————————————————————— . . . Map (db m126629) HM
68New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Dovecote & Garden
It is believed that this structure was the first built by the Boldts while they were remodeling the original frame "cottage" on the Island in 1894. The stone tower was topped with a wooden structure designed for use as a dove house. It is said . . . Map (db m126654) HM
69New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Grand Entrance
The most desirable orientation on the island has always been toward the main channel on the Southwest side and the Village of Alexandria Bay on the United States mainland. Taking their cue from the layout of the original Hart cottage, the Boldts . . . Map (db m126693) HM
70New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Power House
Beauty and style, a Boldt trademark, were not lost on even the most utilitarian structures on Heart Island as demonstrated by the design of the Power House. This structure, located at the "foot" of the Island and built at a cost of $40,000.00, was . . . Map (db m126659) HM
71New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Swan Pond
Not many years ago the Thousand Islands, like the Adirondacks, were not considered of much value, except as a great hunting and fishing ground. In 1822 a boundary line and division of the Island Region was agreed upon between United States and . . . Map (db m126646) HM
72New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — The Seaway
The mighty St. Lawrence River was first explored by Jacques Cartier in 1535. As early as 1680 settlers were talking about building canals on the St. Lawrence River to aid navigation. It was 150 years later that the first navigational work began. . . . Map (db m126660) HM
73New York (Jefferson County), Heart Island — Yacht House & Wellesley Island
Across the water on Wellesley Island is located the Boldt Yacht House. Mr. Boldt had several projects going on simultaneously with the construction of the castle, the Yacht House being the largest. Construction commenced in November of 1899 at a . . . Map (db m126645) HM
74New York (Jefferson County), Henderson — 1820 Oliver Bates Home
Early Mormon meeting home built from native limestone circa 1820. Land bought from William Henderson in 1824. Possible Underground RR site Home of T. O. WhitneyMap (db m143149) HM
75New York (Jefferson County), Henderson — Camp de L'Observation
Erected by the French in 1756 Association IslandMap (db m70477) HM
76New York (Jefferson County), Henderson Harbor — Samuel de Champlain
First white man to enter Henderson, October, 1615 Passed over Indian trail here.Map (db m70476) HM
77New York (Jefferson County), Philadelphia — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
This Statue of Liberty was placed here in remembrance of 9/11 to honor all firefighters, policemen and rescue teams that put their lives at risk to help the innocent Americans on that unprecedented September day. We also want to thank every man . . . Map (db m110163) HM WM
78New York (Jefferson County), Philadelphia — Veterans Memorial
In loving memory of the Veterans of World War I • World War II Korea • Viet Nam Stone donated by Madison Bks. Plaque by N.Y. Air BrakeMap (db m110162) WM
79New York (Jefferson County), Redwood — 503 — Redwood Glass
Site of window glass factory est. 1833 by John S. Foster. Closed permanently ca. 1881. Hamlet of Jamesville was renamed for company ca. 1834.Map (db m131055) HM
80New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Habor — 3 — The Landing Area
The American garrison had ample warning of the British attack. Before dawn, British and Canadian forces had landed on Horse Island and had pushed the American troops back to the opposite shore despite fire coming from Fort Tompkins, the Albany . . . Map (db m75842) HM
81New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 1913 Centennial Monument — The Battlefield of Sackets Harbor
In Memory of the officers and men who served on this frontier during the War of 1812, and to mark the Battlefield of Sackets Harbor May 29, 1813. This monument is erected by the National Society of United States Daughters of 1812, . . . Map (db m75690) WM
82New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 6 — American Dragoon Commander Wounded
Lieutenant Colonel Electus Backus, leader of the U.S. Light Dragoons, was commanding officer before General Jacob Brown assumed the post. While holding the line of defense with his dragoons from the nearby drainage ditch, Backus was wounded and . . . Map (db m75790) HM
83New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Battle of York Memorial
To Brig Gen Z.M. Pike U.S.A. And   Officers Killed   Battle Of York Upper Canada April 27th 1813Map (db m109206) WM
84New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Blockhouse
Erected in 1812 for defense against the British attack Stone house the Tisdale Homestead erected 1819Map (db m70480) HM
85New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 2 — British Attack on Sackets Harbor — May 29, 1813
The British had two objectives in attacking the U.S. navy base at Sackets Harbor: destruction of the shipyard and gaining relief from the continued American military pressure on the Niagara frontier. With its navy base destroyed, the American fleet . . . Map (db m75890) HM
86New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Carrying Cable Route
Route traveled by the men who carried the four-ton cable for the ship "Superior" twenty miles from Sandy Creek Battlefield to Sackets Harbor in June 1814.Map (db m86204) HM
87New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Dedicated to the Men and Women
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Community of Sackets Harbor who served their country World War I & IIMap (db m75766) WM
88New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 7 — Fight for the Cantonment Area — The Americans' Last Stand
The Americans suffered heavy losses and were ordered to retire and form a new defense line at their wooden barracks. it was here that some of the most intense hand-to-hand combat occurred. The U.S. regulars were trapped in their rooms stubbornly . . . Map (db m75774) HM
89New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Chauncey
War Of 1812 Named For Commodore Isaac ChaunceyMap (db m70478) HM
90New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Kentucky
War of 1812 Fort Kentucky aka "Mud Fort" earthen redoubt constructed ca. 1814 on the northwestern flank of the American defense systemMap (db m75679) HM
91New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Pike
Fort Pike Behind These Breastworks Was Blockhouse Erected by Americans for Defense Against British - War of 1812Map (db m86076) HM
92New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Pike — Defending the Harbor
General Pike's Death This fort was named after General Zebulon Pike, who launched his forces from here to attack York (Toronto). Though the Americans won the battle, General Pike was killed by debris from an exploding magazine. His . . . Map (db m86170) HM
93New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Tompkins
War of 1812 Fort Tompkins on Navy Point Named for Governor Tompkins Garrisoned by U.S. Sailors and Marines.Map (db m75676) HM
94New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 8 — Fort Tompkins — Principal American Defense
Fort Tompkins commanded the approach to the harbor where the American fleet was under construction. It was built on ground that had been elevated by a system of wooden cribs filled with stone. The fort was armed with 20 cannon behind an earthen . . . Map (db m75784) HM
95New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Virginia
War of 1812 Armed with 16 GunsMap (db m70479) HM
96New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Volunteer
Fort Volunteer War Of 1812 Built By Revolutionary Veterans Without PayMap (db m109151) WM
97New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Home of Dr. Samuel Guthrie
Home Of Dr. Samuel Guthrie Born 1782 – Died 1848 Discovered Chloroform, 1831 Invented Percussion Caps Surgeon In War Of 1812Map (db m109168) HM
98New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Horse Island
Horse Island plays a role in the story of Sackets Harbor, both past an present. From its part in the War of 1812, to its lighthouse and water fowl habitat, the island is a key component of the community. During the War of 1812, the Albany . . . Map (db m75794) HM
99New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — In Memory of Our Comrades — 1917 Honor Roll 1918
In Memory of Our Comrades Who Sacrificed Their Lives During The World War Majors Daly R. Gass - John Stoddart Captains Arthur E. Allyn, Jr. - John C. Phelps James F. Cooper, Jr. - Lawrence H. Platt . . . Map (db m86651) WM
100New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Madison Barracks — 1812 - 1946 — Birthplace of Fort Drum —
The first permanent U.S. military encampment in the North Country was established at Sackets Harbor during the War of 1812, to protect this valuable location. Sackets Harbor was formally established in 1815 as a U.S. Army installation and . . . Map (db m109163) HM

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