- Open Daily
- Sunrise - Sunset
- May 24 - June 30
- Wed-Sat 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
As of July 1st
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
- $3 - General
- $2 - Seniors
- $2 - Military
- $2 - Students
- Free - Children
(12 years and under)
- Groups $2 per person
(15 people and up)
You membership helps support our efforts.
Your cell phone can be your personal tour guide by accessing messges about
the Site through the
"Guide By Cell" program.
The number to call is
May - mid-October
Make use of the Battlefield Historic Site for a picnic or ramble the battlegrounds.
Enjoy the grand view westward and linger at the end of the day to watch the sunset.
Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance
Supporting the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
A schedule of events for the 2013 Season is available on the Calendar page (updated July 23rd).
Registration Forms for the "War of 1812" weekend (August 3-4) are now available on the Re-Enactors/Volunteers page.
Site Facilities opened for the 2013 season on May 24th. Days and hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. After July 1st open seven days a week.
War of 1812 Bicentennial Weekend 2013
Sat. Aug 3 (9am-5pm) - Sun. Aug 4 (9am - 1pm)
- Free Admission
- Experience life during the War of 1812!
- Bateaux and sailing ship - Cannon and musket firing
- Military traditions and camp life - Soldiers and Marines Drill
- Aug 3 - 10am: Land & Water Tactical Demonstration
- Aug 3 - 12:30pm: New Brunswick Plaque Dedication
- Aug 3 - 1pm: Crown Forces Monument Dedication
- Aug 3 - 3pm: Land & Water Tactical Demonstration
- Aug 4 - 10am: Land Tactical Demonstration
- Aug 4 - noon: Land Tactical Demonstration
- Aug 4 - 2pm: Lady's Tea
Guest Speakers: Donald Graves Fri. Aug. 2 at 6pm, Dianne Graves Sat. 3 at 11am, and Donald Hickey Sat. Aug. 3 at 6pm
War of 1812 Bicentennial
Memorial to the Crown Forces
Help honor the approximately 50 members of the Crown Forces killed at the Battle of Sackets Harbor on 29 May 1813 and buried on the battleground. A granite monument and ledger with the name of each man plus his rank and unit will rest prominently on the battlegrounds. Monument dedication is Saturday August 3rd at 1pm.
Details on the Memorial and how you can help is available on the
Crown Forces Memorial page.
2013 - 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812
The Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site and the Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance, Inc. are pleased to announce the tenth annual War of 1812 Weekend for Saturday August 3rd and Sunday August 4th.
In this 2013 Bicentennial year, the War Weekend schedule of demonstrations fills Saturday from 9am to 5pm and again on Sunday from 9am to 3pm. Free admission! High points are the Saturday afternoon and again Sunday morning tacticals.
Visitors will experience military formations and drills, see artillery and tactical demonstrations, listen to military music, shop for period merchandise and crafts, take part in 19th century children’s games, and watch both land and sea battle tactics. Bateaux and sailing ships add to the excitement and authenticity of the living history weekend.
New York State's Path Through History | War of 1812
View additional New York State's Path Through History videos at http://paththroughhistory.ny.gov/