Pike's Cantonment Encampment to be held this weekend on BOPA grounds

PLATTSBURGH - Re-enactors will be encamped at the Battle of Plattsburgh Association, 31 Washington Road, this Saturday, Dec. 11, and Sunday, Dec. 11, to commemorate Pike's Cantonment. The cantonment was the American winter encampment on the Saranac River under the command of Zebulaon Pike from the fall of 1812 to spring of 1813.

New this year, the encampment will be an overnight event.

For more information, including times, contact the BOPA offices at 566-1814 or visit www.battleofplattsburgh.org.

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