Discover how War of 1812 soldiers, sailors, Marines, and local militia took action to defend the nation and advance against the foe. Ladies took care of life on the home front. See how the military personnel and volunteer militia shouldered-arms, cleaned weapons, fired cannon, marched and drilled, while ladies in camp cooked rations and sewed garments. Today, A New York State Path Through History Day, make it a point to stop by the authentic demonstrations of life during the war years at the Sackets Harbor Battlefield’s Memorial Tree Grove in front of the historic Navy Yard.
Location: Sackets Harbor, NY - 504 West Main St.
Contact: Constance Barone