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Explore the impressive 19th-century 1 East 4th Street fort that overlooks the Oswego Oswego, NY 13126 River and Lake Ontario. From the (315) 343-4711 www.fortontario.com French and Indian War through World War II, the fort has played an important role in American military history. See exhibits in the Enlisted Men’s barracks, enjoy the scenic grounds, and visit the nearby nonprofit Safe Haven Museum, which interprets the post’s significance as a refugee center for victims of the Nazi Holocaust.
Open mid-May through mid-October; call for details.
Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Visit the command center of American naval and military operations on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. Find out how Americans held their ground here during a surprise attack by British forces in May 1813. See the 19th-century Navy Yard once occupied by commandants and their families. Relax on the picturesque grounds and delight in breathtaking views of the lake.
Grounds open year-round; tours, demonstrations, exhibits, and special programs are offered Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend; call for information.
504 West Main Street Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 (315) 646-3634 www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of 2013 Celebrate New York History Guide
2012 Celebrate New York History Guide
Western NY/ Finger Lakes
Central /1,000 Islands
Capital District / North County
Hudson River Valley
New York City/ Long Island
2013 Celebrate New York History Guide