Archaeologist discovers 1814 breastwork in Sackets Harbor





Part of long-forgotten War of 1812 fortifications have been rediscovered in Sackets Harbor.

Local archaeologist Dr. Timothy Abel says he has uncovered remains of a palisaded breastwork in the village.

Sackets Harbor was a major Navy base and shipbuilding site during the War of 1812. It saw heavy fighting during a brief British invasion in 1813.


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