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Sat 22 Jun
“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” presented by the Smithsonian Institution
Saturday, June 22, 2024
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
One of 12 locations in NYS, only state site and only North Country venue. Supported by site's own regional stories exhibit. May 18 to June 29, Union Hotel building 6-week programs include: Humanities NY "Reading & Discussion" series and Community Conversation;" National Trails Day Story Walk with Hay Memorial Library; Haudenosaunee Traditional Arts workshops on I Love NY "Path Through History Day;" partnering with "Our Story Bridge" gathering oral stories; Presentation by Prof. Mel Schrems of St. Lawrence U. "Poetry at the Hotel" and "Building Stories" with Hay Memorial Library; Concert by 10th Mountain Division musicians.
Sat 22 Jun
“Then, and Now: the Watertown Daily Times”
Saturday, June 22, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
"Then, and Now: the Watertown Daily Times" with Alec Johnson, Editor and Publisher. Sackets Harbor's Union Hotel corner of West Main & Ray Sts. Saturday June 22nd 1pm, Free Admission. The history and evolution of the Watertown Daily Times from a 4-page weekly to the present digital age, drawing on vintage papers and family journals. The Smithsonian exhibition "Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" offers visitors a chance to reconsider America's democratic experiment. The exhibition features "The Power of the Press." This exhibit and "Sackets Harbor in the North Country" exhibit highlight the many roads to democracy for American individuals and communities through the years. Exhibits: Mondays through Fridays 10am to 3pm, Saturdays 10am to 4pm, Thursdays 6pm to 8pm, to June 29th.
Thu 27 Jun
"Community Conversation" - “Freedom and the Responsibilities of Citizenship”
Thursday, June 27, 2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
Built in 1817, the Union Hotel in Sackets Harbor was the meeting place! Citizens, military leaders, and politicians met to discuss current affairs and make collective plans. Today you too can carry on that tradition at a "Community Conversation: Freedom and the Responsibilities of Citizenship." Facilitator: Joe Murphy, Director of Grant-Making at Humanities New York (HNY), Union Hotel building, 401 West Main St. at Ray St., Sackets Harbor Thursday June 27th, 6pm to 8pm Call to reserve a seat - 315-646-3634. The Smithsonian exhibition "Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" offers a chance to reconsider America's democratic experiment. The exhibition and our supporting exhibition "Sackets Harbor in the North Country" explore the roads to democracy. Exhibitions close Saturday June 29th. Don't miss this special event!
Sat 29 Jun
“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” presented by the Smithsonian Institution
Saturday, June 29, 2024
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
One of 12 locations in NYS, only state site and only North Country venue. Supported by site's own regional stories exhibit. May 18 to June 29, Union Hotel building 6-week programs include: Humanities NY "Reading & Discussion" series and Community Conversation;" National Trails Day Story Walk with Hay Memorial Library; Haudenosaunee Traditional Arts workshops on I Love NY "Path Through History Day;" partnering with "Our Story Bridge" gathering oral stories; Presentation by Prof. Mel Schrems of St. Lawrence U. "Poetry at the Hotel" and "Building Stories" with Hay Memorial Library; Concert by 10th Mountain Division musicians.
Sat 27 Jul
North American War of 1812 Grand Tactical
Saturday, July 27, 2024 until Sunday, July 28, 2024
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
Large gathering of re-enactors, living history specialists, annually held either US or Canada Saturday and Sunday July 27 – 28.