Sackets Harbor

Sackets Harbor (HM1FLO)

Location: Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 56.892', W 76° 7.341'

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Built on War of 1812 Heritage

— Maritime Heritage —

A Strategic Place

The shelter offered by Sackets Harbor made this an attractive place to base the U.S. Navy fleet. The growth patterns set at the time the military facilities were built are responsible for the layout of the village today. Some of the structures built then still stand, and many street and place names come from that military legacy.

Sackets Harbor 1815

A Fortified Naval Base

During the War of 1812 the harbor was teeming with naval activity and dominated by ships of war. The settlement was fortified against attack by land or sea.

Sackets Harbor Present

A Recreational Port

Historical names are being used for most of the historic structures in the Village.

Today boat traffic in the harbor is mainly recreational motorboats and sailboats, moored in the many marinas or docking to visit the village's many attractions. Ask about our Harbor Walk guidebook and guided walking tours to discover more of the area's rich heritage.
Placed ByGreat Lakes Seaway Trail
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 409938 N 4866731
Decimal Degrees43.94820000, -76.12235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 56.892', W 76° 7.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 56' 53.52" N, 76° 7' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)315
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325 County Rd 62, Sackets Harbor NY 13685, US
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