May 29, 1813The British had two objectives in attacking the U.S. navy base at Sackets Harbor: destruction of the shipyard and gaining relief from the continued American military pressure on the Niagara frontier. With its navy base destroyed, the American fleet would be hard pressed to resupply the American troops stationed at Niagara for the summer campaign of 1813.
|Placed By||The State of New York|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 409430 N 4866609|
|Decimal Degrees||43.94703333, -76.12865000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 56.822', W 76° 7.719'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 56' 49.32" N, 76° 7' 43.14" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 249 Hill St, Sackets Harbor NY 13685, US|
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