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President Monroe Looks Back on the War of 1812
July 20 - July 21, 6:00 PM
Commemorating the First Battle of Sackets Harborâ€™s 200th Anniversary, the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is hosting guest â€śMr. Monroe, War of 1812 Secretary of State and Secretary of War.â€ť As the nationâ€™s fifth president, James Monroe first visited Sackets Harbor on his northern tour in 1817. Today, first-person interpreter Dennis Bigelow portrays a convincing â€śMr. Monroe.â€ť He appears at the Friday evening Battlefield Alliance Lawn Party and Saturday at the Site's historic Navy Yard, during the community's Canadian-American Festival.
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
For further information about this event, please contact:Constance Barone, site manager