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Try Plucky Rooster Ale

Plucky Rooster Ale was created based upon beers brewed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
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Reenactors' Boot Camp

Reenactors' Boot Camp

Experience history firsthand as you immerse yourself in an authentic 1812 military encampment and learn about the camp life of a soldier.
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Plan an Adirondack Trip

Visit the Adirondacks for the rich history and amazing outdoor activites, plan your trip today.
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Battle History

The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812. A British army under Lieutenant General Sir George Prévost and a naval squadron under Captain George Downie converged on the lakeside town of Plattsburgh, which was defended by American troops under Brigadier General Alexander Macomb and ships commanded by Master Commandant Thomas MacDonough. Downie's squadron attacked shortly after dawn on 11 September 1814, but was defeated after a hard fight in which Downie was killed. Prévost then abandoned the attack by land against Macomb's defences and retreated to Canada, stating that even if Plattsburgh was captured, it could not be supplied without control of the lake.

2014 marks the Bicentennial of the Battle of Plattsburgh, throughout the year Plattsburgh commemorates 200 years of peace with a series of special events, historic reenactments and culinary delights.
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