Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor

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#78 of 201 in Historic Sites in New York State
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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  • August 13, 2017
    A large park on the edge of water where the great Battle of Sacketts Harbor occurred. They do reenactments certain times during the summer. Worth the stop!  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    Not much is open before 11am on a Sunday in Sacket's Harbour. The friendly staff at the battlefield area decided to open the little museum an hour early when they saw the number of people wandering ar...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    We stumbled into Sackets Harbor for a side trip and were very pleasantly surprised. Free parking was available and a short walk to most of the village there. We did most of the walking tour of the bat...  more »
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  • June 24, 2017
    Nice park overlooking the lake and harbor. The walking tour takes you through the battle fought here during the War of 1812
  • July 2, 2017
    Cute little town on the lake with a beautiful historic park and a nice patio bar with vegan options
  • July 2, 2017
    Great place on a sunny Summer Sunday afternoon.
  • July 5, 2017
    Nice park for the July 4 fireworks
  • July 10, 2017
    Let's just say, it was not worth the effort.

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