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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

150th Birthday of the USMA

 
 
150th Birthday of the USMA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
1. 150th Birthday of the USMA Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the United States
Military Academy on its one
hundred and fiftieth birthday
March 16, 1952 in memory and
honor of the men of West Point
who have contributed so much
to our development in the
Signal Corps         Air Service
Air Corps         Air Forces
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United States Air Force

 
Erected 1952 by United States Air Force.
 
Location. 41° 23.397′ N, 73° 57.366′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Thayer Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, at the entrance to Taylor Hall. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 150th Anniversary of the USMA (here, next to this marker); West Point Bicentennial (here, next to this marker); Taylor Hall (here, next to this marker); Twentieth Century Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Markers at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
2. Markers at West Point
Two markers are found at this location. The "150th Birthday of the USMA" marker is seen here on the right.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thayer Walk (about 600 feet away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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