Be a Part of History at the 2021 Battle of Plattsburgh
Discover “Communities Emerging Through History” during the 2021 Battle of Plattsburgh Commemorations!
On September 11, 1814 a critical battle of the War of 1812 was fought. The land and naval Battle of Plattsburgh led to the Treaty of Ghent which ended one of the few wars fought on United States soil. In remembrance of this historic event, Plattsburgh’s annual series of celebrations, activities, and reenactments will be hosted by 1814 Commemoration Inc. from September 9th through 12th.
And before the festivities start, be sure to catch a special broadcast screening of The Final Invasion: Battle of Plattsburgh on Mountain Lake PBS, Friday, September 3rd at 2pm and again on Saturday, September 4th at 7pm.
Experience Living History
Explore history and enjoy family-friendly fun with a parade, musical entertainment, kid’s games, historic tours, memorial ceremonies and more!
This four-day event is scheduled from September 9th through 12th.
Watch a special broadcast screening of The Final Invasion: Battle of Plattsburgh on Mountain Lake PBS, Friday, September 3rd at 2pm and again on Saturday, September 4th at 7pm.
The Final Invasion reveals the amazing struggle of America’s “Forgotten War” with Great Britain in 1812. The film offers a general overview on the causes of the War of 1812 and then concentrates on a key battle that changed the course of American history in 1814. Shot on-location in Great Britain, Canada and the US The Final Invasion features leading authors, re-enactments, previously unpublished diaries and newly discovered documents.