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About PlattsburghOn Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh was the site of the Battle of Plattsburgh on Sept. 11, 1814. While Gen. Alexander Macomb restrained a superior British land force, the Americans, under Cmdr. Thomas Macdonough, scored a decisive naval victory in Plattsburgh Bay. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the War of 1812 Museum , 31 Washington Rd., which displays paintings illustrating the Battle of Plattsburgh and the War of 1812, dioramas of the Battle of Plattsburgh and the 1776 Battle of Valcour, and historical artifacts and memorabilia. The Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum is also on the grounds; phone (518) 566-1814.

Visitor Centers Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce 7061 SR 9 Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Phone:(518)563-1000

ShoppingChamplain Centre, a quarter-mile east on SR 3 from I-87 exit 37, includes JCPenney.

Things to Do Clinton County Historical Museum

Kent-Delord House Museum

Lake Champlain Ferries see Lake Champlain.

Plattsburgh State Art Museum

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Plattsburgh, NY

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