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> Fort Brewerton & Oliver Steven Blockhouse

9 US Route 11, Brewerton, NY 13029

Constructed in 1759, the Fort Brewerton historic site was built to protect the passage from Albany to the port of Oswego.

> Fort Niagara State Park

1 Scott Ave., Youngstown, NY 14174

This state park has two boat launches providing access to the Lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario, hiking trails, swimming pools, water slide and more

> Historic Fort Ontario Overlooks the Great Lake

1 East Fourth St, Oswego, New York 13126

Visit the only fort in the US that has served in all military conflicts beginning with the French & Indian War of 1754-63.
Just an hour's drive east of Syracuse, Fort Stanwix proudly identifies itself as the place where the "American flag was first flown in battle."
Every day promises to be an event as the 2,000-acre Fort Ticonderoga boasts to be the only site in America that tells a new story each year through dynamic historical interpretation and exhibitions.

> Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration

48 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845

Step back in time at Fort William Henry and experience what was like to be at the outpost in the wilderness in 1757.
Madison Barracks remained an active military installation through the end of World War II and is now is now operated as a residential community with apartments as well as boasting an inn, a restaurant and a marina. ​

> Newtown Battlefield Reservation State Park

2346 County Route 60 Elmira, NY 14901

Newtown Battlefield State Park was the site of the Battle of Newtown fought in August 1779, during the American Revolutionary War.
Old Fort Niagara offers you a chance to step back in time to an era when great empires struggled for control of North America.

> Oriskany Battlefield

7801 New York 69, Oriskany, NY 13424

Designated a New York State historic site in 1927, Oriskany Battlefield is said to be the site of the bloodiest battle in the nation’s War for Independence.

> Sackets Harbor Battlefield

504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

See the history of this significant site unfold as it interpreted by exhibits, tours and reenactments during the summer months.

> Saratoga National Historic Park

648 NY-32, Stillwater, NY 12170

The site of the historic 1777 Battles of Saratoga, this multi-site park commemorates the famed Revolutionary War victory with a battlefield tour and monument.

> Stony Point - a Place of Revolutionary History & Theatre

74 East Main St, Stony Point, NY 10980

In addition to its panoramic river views, Stony Point features historic sites and landmarks from the American Revolutionary War including the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site and Lighthouse.