Watertown, New York


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Watertown, in New York’s North Country, boasts a strong military presence because of nearby Fort Drum. There is an air of American pride in the town from the large number of veterans and families connected to the military living here. To catch the spirit of patriotism, visit Sackets Harbor Battlefield to tour the Commandant’s House and Navy Yard and see reenactments of the War of 1812.

There is something for everyone in Watertown from adventures to education. Learn about New York State's history visiting the library, museums and historic homes. Be sure to visit the 10th Division and Fort Drum Museum to learn about the history of Fort Drum as a military installation, the history of the 10th Mountain Division, and local military history. Additionally tour the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum and the New York State Living Museum at Thompson.

Visitors can choose from a variety of water sports on Lake Ontario or whitewater rafting on the Black River. The area offers diving, boating, fishing, hunting, golfing and snowmobiling seasonally. See wild animals at Thompson Park’s New York State Zoo and visit nearby St. Lawrence National Park Islands.

Find plenty of shopping at the Salmon Run Mall, any of 10 shopping centers and downtown boutiques. Take in the aerial view at the SkyDeck, go antiquing, or even take a ghost tour. See what locals love about Watertown in their reviews.

Definetely the most patriotic! 10th mtn division....Climb to Glory! Support our Troops :)
Reviewed by MichelleOrtlieb
on June 1, 2012
Watertown, New York, is a great city...a great place to grow up!
Reviewed by mmd30758
on May 24, 2012
Watertown is the home of the 10th Mountain Div., the most deployed division in the Army. We love our soldiers and their families!!
Reviewed by ammoglo
on May 15, 2012
Watertown is home of the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the army. Watertown always has open arms for the soldiers and their families!!
Reviewed by macstang
on May 15, 2012
Home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, the Watertown community works hard to have all military members, veterans, and their families feel at home.
Reviewed by ShoesAndNews
on May 15, 2012
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