The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812. Join us as we commemorate the Bicentennial of General Alexander Macomb’s and Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough’s defeat of the British army on September 11, 1814. The commemoration weekend runs from September 8-11 with tours, concerts, reenactments, fireworks, entertainment, parades and much more for the whole family to enjoy! For more information visit the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration website.
Meet Joseph Bebo, author of “Of Lake, Land and Liberty”, at Plattsburgh’s War of 1812 Museum on Saturday, 10 September, at 10a.m. Visit battleofplattsburgh.com to learn more.
Test your navigational skills among towering stalks of corn in Fort Ticonderoga’s six-acre corn maze located near the King’s Garden. Features include: Kiddie Maze, Maze by Moonlight, and Group Visitors.
The Heroic Maze is included in the Fort Ticonderoga’s general admission price and will be open on weekends only, starting September 3rd through October 9th. It is also open Labor Day and Columbus Day. Call 518-585-2821 to ask about group tours, or visit www.fortticonderoga.org for corn maze details.
The Battle of Plattsburgh Parade is Saturday, 9/10 at 1p.m. beginning on Cumberland Avenue and ending at Bridge Street! With over 80 participants, the Battle of Plattsburgh Parade will feature musical groups including: Her Majesty’s Royal Marine band, The Police Pipes and Drums of Plattsburgh, Quigley Highlander Pipes and Drums, the Cobourg Pipes and Drums, the Strawhatters, and The Sailing Master’s of 1812.
For a full schedule of Battle of Plattsburgh events, visit cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov.