Overlooking sparkling Lake Ontario, Sackets Harbor offers year-round activities for the whole family. Sheltered on Black River Bay, the village is a designated New York State Heritage Area with historic sites and attractions. Tree-lined streets and sidewalk gardens offer colorful contrasts to historic architecture and War of 1812 Battlefield. Enjoy lunch or dinner waterside, spend a day fishing, or take a family bike ride on the trail around the village.
War of 1812
Contemplate the Past at the Cemeteries and War of 1812 Burial Ground
Discover early stone markers in Lakeside Cemetery, offering glimpses into this historic community’s settlement and military story. Visit the Military Cemetery, which includes Brigadier General Zebulon Pike’s monument. Nearby Madison Barracks, a former U.S. Army post with several notable historic stone structures, holds a War of 1812 burial ground. Muskellunge Cemetery’s Revolutionary War era stones and Sulphur Springs’ historic cemetery offer a standing record of Early American families, sailors, and soldiers.