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Zebulon Pike Grave May be in Sackets Harbor

Archeologists believe they may have found the grave of Brigadier General Zebulon Pike in Sackets Harbor. Pike is best known for ascent and naming of Pike's Peak in Colorado, but he also led soldiers into battle during the war of 1812 from Sackets Harbor. Jody Tosti talks with Laurie Rush, head of Fort Drum's cultural resource management program. Rush says she is 80-90% sure her team has got the right location.  Go to full article

Preview: Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration

A series of events in Plattsburgh this week will honor victims and survivors of last September's terrorist attacks, and those of an 1814 battle along the Canadian border. Todd Moe talks with historian Colonel David Fitz-Enz, about the Battle of Plattsburgh, which began on the morning of September 11th, 1814. Fitz-Enz is the author of the book The Final Invasion and is one of the organizers of the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration this week.  Go to full article
A view of the St. Lawrence River from the site of the former Fort la Presentation, on Light House Point in Ogdensburg
A view of the St. Lawrence River from the site of the former Fort la Presentation, on Light House Point in Ogdensburg

Founders Day Weekend in Ogdensburg

Historic ships and War of 1812 skirmish re-enactments are part of this weekend's Founders Day event in Ogdensburg. Todd Moe talks with newspaperman and historian Jim Reagan about historic Fort de la Presentation.  Go to full article

Battle of Ogdensburg

History buffs are preparing to relive the 1813 Battle of Ogdensburg. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

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