War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial

War of 1812, Burial Ground Memorial (HM1M72)

Location: Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America
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N 43° 57.076', W 76° 6.748'

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This monument is dedicated to the memory of those American fighting men who lost their lives in the War of 1812 on this northern frontier.

These grounds were made hallowed when the remains of more than 200 soldiers, unknown but for their deeds, were buried here between 1812 and 1815.

Their earthly remains lay long forgotten until rediscovered at this site in 1988, once headquarters of the Army of the Northern Frontier, located at Fort Pike, and later renamed Madison Barracks.
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HM NumberHM1M72
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Date Added Sunday, July 26th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 410735 N 4867061
Decimal Degrees43.95126667, -76.11246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 57.076', W 76° 6.748'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 57' 4.56" N, 76° 6' 44.88" W
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Area Code(s)315
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Backus Rd, Sackets Harbor NY 13685, US
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