Waterways of War: The War of 1812

The third in Lakes to Locks Passage’s series of guides to battlefields and museums, this guide focuses specifically on the 1777 northern campaign of British General John Burgoyne. A hardcopy edition of this book is also available for purchase.

In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, discover the historic events that helped shape a young American nation during its ‚ÄúSecond War of Independence.‚ÄĚ A hardcopy edition of this book is also available for purchase.

In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, discover the historic events that helped shape a young American nation during its “Second War of Independence.” This beautifully illustrated guidebook includes an overview of the war as a whole, a more detailed look at the war across the Great Lakes, and a focus on the significant events that occoured along New York’s Scenic Byways. Learn about the building of the Lake Erie fleet and the Battle of Lake Erie, the burning of the¬†Niagara¬†frontier the “cannon factory” in Watervliet and the decisive victory by land and sea that ended the War of 1812 in Plattsburgh.

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