Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor

Categories: Battlefields, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
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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  • There are only 2 buildings left from the military days and they were both closed when we were there, but there is a self-guided walking tour with good signs that explain the battle and position of dif...  read more »
  • They have a visitors center as you drive into town but it was closed. We drove the the historic site and started walking. There are two buildings but both were closed and undergoing an exterior renova...  read more »
  • We stopped by here one evening to take a stroll through the park. You can learn a lot about the history of the area just by reading the signs posted around the site. It's very nice, and the lake was b...  read more »
  • Gorgeous and family oriented place
  • Nice waterfront views, friendly people, and a variety of places to dine.
  • Beautiful place. Nice quaint town.
  • Nice place.
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