The Adirondack Coast along Lake Champlain commemorates the Battle of Plattsburgh, the decisive battle in the War of 1812, this September. This fall, the Adirondack Coast commemorates over 200 years of peace with Britain during a series of special events, historic reenactments and culinary delights.
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. Visit the Adirondack Coast September 11-14, 2014 as we commemorate the Bicentennial of General Alexander Macomb’s and Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough’s unlikely defeat of the British army on September 11, 1814. The week’s series of events commemorate Plattsburgh’s military history, industry, culture and arts providing visitors a unique look at the War of 1812. Enjoy re-enactments on land and water, old fashioned parade, craft demonstrations, fife and drum performances, concerts and lectures.