Fort Tompkins (Sackets Harbor, New York)

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Fort Tompkins
Site history
Built byNew York Army National Guard
In use1812-1815
Battles/warsWar of 1812
EventsNamed for Governor Daniel D. Tompkins

Fort Tompkins (1812–1815) was a redoubt at Sackets Harbor, New York. A minor redoubt in a fortified line of four such "forts" (Kentucky, Virginia, Chauncey, Stark) anchored at Fort Pike (later Madison Barracks) on the bay, protecting the land side of Sackets Harbor.