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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  • 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 »
  • This site is big, much bigger than you initially think, and it's well-taken care of (lawn manicured, trails clean and orderly). The problem is that there is a lack of resources to really tell the stor...  more »
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  • Nice park overlooking the lake and harbor. The walking tour takes you through the battle fought here during the War of 1812
  • Cute little town on the lake with a beautiful historic park and a nice patio bar with vegan options
  • Great place on a sunny Summer Sunday afternoon.
  • Nice park for the July 4 fireworks
  • Let's just say, it was not worth the effort.

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