Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site

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Sackets Harbor Battlefield
SACKETTS HARBOR BATTLEFIELD.jpg
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is located in New York
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is located in the US
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
Location Coastline and area from Sackets Harbor SW to and including Horse Island, Sackets Harbor, New York
Coordinates 43°56′43″N 76°7′59″W / 43.94528°N 76.13306°W / 43.94528; -76.13306Coordinates: 43°56′43″N 76°7′59″W / 43.94528°N 76.13306°W / 43.94528; -76.13306
Area 260 acres (110 ha)
Built 1812
NRHP Reference # 74001247[1]
Added to NRHP December 31, 1974

Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is a historically important location in Jefferson County, New York, United States. 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.[2]

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.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-04-01.  Note: This includes Dale E. Watts (October 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Sackets Harbor Battlefield" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01.  and Accompanying four photographs

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