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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
Directions:
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

http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org
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This event was supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.