Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor

Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is a historically important location in Jefferson County, New York, USA. The historic site is south of the Village of Sackets Harbor in the Town of Hounsfield. Two battles were fought near this location during the War of 1812.The site includes exhibits, a restored 1850s Navy Yard and Commandant's House, outdoor signs, and guided and self-guided tours. There are costumed interpretive guides in the summer months who re-enact a soldier's camp life in 1813.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
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  • Awesome place in Sackets Harbor. Many a time spent just walking or there for concerts. The placards are very informative. Quiet, serene,historic  more »
  • Visited the park this past weekend, a lovely October day with beautiful views of Lake Ontario and self guided tour of tje battlefield. Buildings where officers were living have been preserved and brin...  more »
  • A self guided tour of historic Sackets Harbor is a must! With the Battlefield, you will learn the history of when the War of 1812 was fought here. You can also visit the mansion and learn even more ab...  more »
  • It's amazing to see how fast history is lost as time passes forward. This place is always timeless and you can sense the things that have occurred in this area just by standing in the quiet Silence of the area and of the moment.
  • Wonderful place full of history. Be sure to visit and take a walk around the historic battlefield. There are plenty of informative placards and beautiful views of the lake.
  • A great way to learn about the War of 1812. They have exhibits on the Naval and Land activities that were involved in the Defense of Sacket's Harbor. There is a very small display case of historical arms for the historical firearms enthusiasts out there.
  • Love History you have to see this place, a rarety not many are that well displayed like the one here.
  • Views are fantastic. Very peaceful area. Come breathe the fresh air.

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