"A War of 1812 Bicentennial Memorial to the approximately 50 Crown Forces killed at the May 29, 1813 Battle of Sackets Harbor (NY) and buried in an unknown grave on the battleground, will be dedicated Saturday August 3, 2013 during the site’s…"
Commemorating the First Battle of Sackets Harbor’s 200th Anniversary, the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (NY) is hosting guest “Mr. Monroe, War of 1812 Secretary of State and Secretary of War.” As the nation’s fifth president, James Monroe first visited Sackets Harbor on his northern tour in 1817. Today, first-person interpreter Dennis Bigelow portrays a convincing “Mr. Monroe.”Starting at 10am, “Mr. Monroe” will greet visitors while they tour the Site’s Navy Yard, and his…See More
In this War of 1812 Bicentennial first year observance, the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (NY) is pleased to host award-winning author Alan Taylor for his presentation set under a tent on the historic battlegrounds overlooking Black River Bay.Prof. Taylor offers his perspective on Sackets Harbor’s role in the War of 1812 as it evolved along the northern frontier with Canada. The program is free to the public, and is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the…See More
The Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (NY) and the Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance, Inc. are pleased to announce the tenth War of 1812 Weekend for Friday evening August 3 through Sunday afternoon August 5.In this 2012 bicentennial year, the War Weekend schedule of demonstrations fills Saturday from 9am to 5pm and again Sunday from 9am to 3pm. Free admission!See More