Public Programs and Events

Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site Events

Haudenosaunee Heritage – Past, Present, and Future


When: Friday June 14 and Saturday June 15, 2024

Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Sites’s Union Hotel – 401 West Main Street

Traditional Cornhusk Dolls and Raised Beadwork Workshops with internationally recognized Dolores Elliott and Seneca Nation member Ronnie Reitter

Traditional Cornhusk Dolls Friday 9am to 10am, repeated 1pm to 2pm

Traditional Velvet Strawberry Beaded Ornament 10am to 12noon, repeated 3pm to 5pm

Register $8 per person youth (12-18 yrs.) and adults. Space is limited.

“The Origin of Stories” storytelling free Friday 7pm, historic site’s pavilion off Hill Street. Bring a lawn chair. If rain, the session will be at the Hotel building.

“Discovering the Traditional Raised Beadwork and Cornhusk Arts” Saturday 10am to 12noon see the collections of Dolores Elliott and Ronnie Reitter. Free admission

Don’t miss the Smithsonian “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” exhibit “Museum on Main Street” program and “Sackets Harbor in the North Country” exhibit showcasing Haudenosaunee women’s influence on the Suffragists.

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