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

Douglas MacArthur

 
 
Douglas MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
1. Douglas MacArthur Marker
Inscription.
Tribute
to
General of the Army
Douglas MacArthur

A soldier of true greatness
whose long career of service
to his country exemplifies
what it means to live
by the high moral code
of chivalry and conduct
of the Cadet Corps or West Point:
Duty, Honor, Country

This tablet is placed here by
The Chamber of Commerce of the United States
May, 1963

 
Erected 1963 by The Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
 
Location. 41° 23.692′ N, 73° 57.522′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Ruger Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the First Class Club in the US Military Academy, near Trophy Point. 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. 150 Pounder Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher, North Carolina – January 15, 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 Inch (150-pounder) Armstrong Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Sherburne (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Trophy Point
Douglas MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
2. Douglas MacArthur Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Military Academy (about 300 feet away); Wars That Shaped the Nation (about 300 feet away); Class of 1942 World War II Deaths (about 400 feet away); 50th Anniversary of World War II (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Douglas MacArthur. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
First Class Club image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
3. First Class Club
The Douglas MacArthur marker is located just outside the First Class Club.
Outside the First Class Club image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
4. Outside the First Class Club
Douglas MacArthur image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 29, 2015
5. Douglas MacArthur
This c. 1952 portrait of Douglas MacArthur by Howard Chandler Christy hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016.
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