Sackets Harbor, New York was founded in 1801 by a lawyer, Augusts Sackett, from New York City. The village was involved in the War of 1812. Many notable people where involved in the village's history including Ulysses S. Grant and World War II General Mark Clark. Learn about the founding of the village; its involvement in the War of 1812; its involvement in the Battle of Big Sandy; the forts of the village; notable people of the War of 1812; railroads in the village; fires that broke out; notable people who lived in or visited the village; and historic places within the village. Gain a picture of the village today and read a timeline of the village's history. Also in the appendix is a list of resources for further information.