Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Visit the Sackets Harbor Battlefield, the center of American military operations on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. Learn how the Americans held their ground during a surprise attack by British forces in May 1813.
Tour the 19th century Navy Yard once occupied by commandants and their families.
Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Lake Ontario’s Black River Bay.
Guided Tours, Living History, Gift Shop, War of 1812 Galleries, History Trail, Summer Sunday Concerts.
Sat. May 19 (10am to 5pm) and Sun. May 20 (1pm to 5pm) Open 7-days a week through lat e August (closed Mon. May 21 & Wed. May 23)
OPEN : Memorial Day, Mon. May 28
Featured Event Saturday May 19th - War of 1812 Living History“Defend Our Nation: The 1812 Military (an d Their Families) Take Action”
Discover how War of 1812 soldiers, sailors, Marines, and local militia defended the nation and advanced against the foe.
Women and children took care of life on the home front to support these warriors.
See how military personnel and volunteer militia shoulder-arms, clean weapons, march and drill, while ladies in camp cook rations and sew garments.
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield's Memorial Tree Grove, end of Main St.
Tour the Navy Yard buildings: $3 adults, $2 seniors and military, children 12yrs. and younger - free
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
P.O. Box 27, 504 West Main St.
www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org; www.nysparks.com; www.sacketsharborny.com
GPS 43* 56’58.61” N 76* 7’28.24” W
Admission and Pricing
One Adult Admission $2
Children under 12 years Free.
Nominal fee to tour the Navy Yard
Group Tours by Appointment
Open mid-May through Labor Day Weekend