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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 Harbor’s 200th Anniversary, the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site is hosting guest β€œMr. Monroe, War of 1812 Secretary of State and Secretary of War.” As the nation’s fifth president, James Monroe first visited Sackets Harbor on his northern tour in 1817. Today, first-person interpreter Dennis Bigelow portrays a convincing β€œMr. Monroe.” 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

504 West Main St.
Box 27
Sackets Harbor, NY  13685
West Main Street terminates at the historic site's Navy Yard

For further information about this event, please contact:

Constance Barone, site manager
Phone: 315-646-3634
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This event was supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.