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Summer 2018 Events

War of 1812 Dinner Party

Join us on Sunday, August 5 at the Sackets Harbor Ballroom for the Historical Society’s annual member/guest War of 1812 Dinner Party. Cocktails at 6:00, Dinner at 7:00; Attire is Summer Business Casual; Reservations are required. $35 individual, $65 couple. Buffet Dinner Menu below. To reserve your seat, email: shhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

What’s on the Dinner Buffet? Savory Downtown is catering this event, and will offer Mediterranean Chicken; Pasta Alfredo with Roasted Red Peppers and Zucchini;  Couscous Salad with cucumber, tomatoes, lemon,and parsley; Classic Greek Salad with Feta; and, Fresh Italian Rolls with butter.  Dessert? Of course! Fresh summer berries topped with dolce Mascarpone, biscotti on the side. Coffee & Tea

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Maritime History Program

The Day the Royal Artillery Came to Town,”  Maritime History Program, with author Marc Seguin on Friday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m.

The Sackets Harbor Historical Society, together with the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site and the Dexter Historical Society, announces an upcoming maritime history program on Friday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. with Canadian author, Marc Seguin. Mr. Seguin recently published a book about Henry Baines.  “The Cruise of the Breeze: The Journal, Art, and Life of a Victorian Soldier in Canada” which includes a fully-illustrated and annotated version of Henry Baines’ journal along with a summary of his life, military career, and artwork, and also the details of events leading to Baines’ tragic death at Quebec in 1866.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase. The program will take place at the Red Barn on the Sackets Harbor Battlefield, located on Hill Street, between West Washington and Edmund streets in the Village of Sackets Harbor.  Please call ahead at 315.646.3634 to reserve a seat for the program. The event is free and open to the public.