Plattsburgh Bay

Cumberland Bay, E of Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York

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Description 

An American naval victory here on September 11, 1814, in the War of 1812, resulted in the destruction of the British fleet on Lake Champlain and compelled British invading troops to withdraw to Canada. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 19, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000507
Areas of significance
Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
District
Historic function
Battle site
Current functions
Monument/marker; Street furniture/object; Conservation area
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1814; 1826
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1