Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance
Sackets Harbor 1815

Site Hours


  • Open Daily
  • Sunrise - Sunset


  • Mid-Aug - Sep 1
  • Wed-Sat 10am - 5pm
    Sunday 1pm - 5pm

Admission Fees

  • $3 - General
  • $2 - Seniors
  • $2 - Military
  • $2 - Students
  • Free - Children
    (12 years and under)
  • Groups $2 per person
    (15 people and up)

Special Tours

1812 Notebook

1812 Cannon


Working in the mud

Militia, Mud and Misery

The Orleans

Quality Workmanship?

Soldiers Cooking

Profit vs. Patriotism


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Picnic on the Battlefield
Make use of the Battlefield Historic Site for a picnic or ramble the battlegrounds.

Sunset on the Battlefield
Enjoy the grand view westward and linger at the end of the day to watch the sunset.

Sackets Harbor Battlefield Historic Site
Schedule of Events 2014

July 2 - Aug 16
Weds. – Sats. – War of 1812 Living History Camp located on Washington St.

War of 1812 Home Town Heroes Banners: view banners and flags on village streets to honor War of 1812 participants, May through October.

Memorial Day Weekend 2014 marks the beginning of the 12th season of the Sackets Harbor Experience Tour for groups traveling by motor coach.

Sundays June 29 - Aug. 31 (except Aug. 3) 3pm-5pm
Sackets Harbor Historical Society presents
Concerts On the Waterfront / 30th Anniversary Season
Concert Schedule (pdf 279k)

2014 Schedule of Events
Date Event
16th Season's Opening (10am - 5pm)
17th Season's Opening (10am - 5pm)
18th Season's Opening (1pm - 5pm)
24th 9am-3pm 1812 US Marine Guard Living History Camp, end of Main St.,
24th 1pm History markers dedication – Ft. Tompkins and Ft. Kentucky.
29th War of 1812 Bicentennial 2014 commemorative postal envelope with custom-made US postage stamp, and the “Battle of Sackets Harbor May 29, 1813” first edition booklet; on sale at the Lieutenant’s House starting at 10am. Press Release (pdf 121k)
29th 6:30pm Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance annual meeting at 6:30pm, with guest speaker nationally recognized marine artist Peter Rindlisbacher at 7:00pm, 3rd fl. former Union Hotel building “Seaway Trail Discovery Center”.
29th 7:00pm Means and Methods: A Historical Marine Artist at Work with Peter Rindisbacher. Open to the public <details>
7th 6pm Lawn Party Reception for Kathleen Ernst <details>
8th 11am Young Writer’s Workshop with author Kathleen Ernst, creator of the Sackets Harbor War of 1812 “Caroline Abbott” book series <details>
8th 2pm-3pm War of 1812 Cable Carry Ceremony at the Centennial Monument in the Memorial Grove, 2pm to 3pm, sponsored by the Henderson and South Jefferson Historical Societies.
4th 9:30pm Village's Annual Fireworks
5th 1pm-2:15pm War of 1812 Tea, Repartee, & Fashion Show; each attendee receives a War of 1812 Bicentennial Sackets Harbor Battlefield commemorative china tea cup and saucer; pre-registration required $30 per person; tea at the Battlefield pavilion / Barn 1:00pm to 2:15pm.
Flyer/Details (pdf 384k)
14th - 17th JCC children's Summer Camp
19th 9am-3pm 1812 US Marine Guard Living History Camp, end of Main St.
19th 1pm Annual Kite Fest; free kites while they last; location at the Battlefield barn lawn
1st-3rd Annual War of 1812 Living History Weekend
1st 6pm Speaker Paul Hawke, Chief of the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program
2nd 10am-5pm Living history demonstrations and military tacticals
3rd 10am-1pm Living history demonstrations and military tacticals
3rd noon US War of 1812 Monument Dedication on Ontario Street
30th 9am-3pm 1812 US Marine Guard Living History Camp, end of Main St.