The Olson's Retirement RV Adventures travel blog

Sacred grounds containing graves of 1812 solders..

Closer view.

Zebulon Pike cqmmanded the battle, but is better known for discovering Pikes...

Madison Barracks

Buildings some red brick and some granite made into residents.

Buildings still being used.

Graves found later.

Explanation.

Watchtower for British ships.

They rent these places out.

Downtown Sackets Harbor.

View across a piece of Lake Ontario.

We were looking for Hwy 12.

Got back to the MH in time for a storm.

Yes, it did rain big time.


We were suppose to cruise the 1000 Islands today, but woke to heavy winds that we are told will last all day. Diana's tendency toward sea sickness said we should wait for another day.

We then decided to head south to Sackets Harbor, where a couple of significant battles of the War of 1812 took place. One where the British brought in a large number of ships and bombarded the place, had the place won, then backed out for fear of replacements coming in. The other was the attack against the British at York (now Toronto) that was won at a cost you will see in the pictures.

Madison Barracks which was once Fort Pike after its commander, is maintained very well. It would appear that they are rented out the living quarters.

Then we headed back to the MH in time for a very heavy rain storm. We went to bed and listen to the rain.



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