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

Lusk Reservoir

 
 
Lusk Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
1. Lusk Reservoir Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of Captain James L. Lusk Corps of Engineers who erected it 1894 to 1896.
 
Location. 41° 23.148′ N, 73° 57.764′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Mills Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located across the road from Michie Stadium. 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. Class of June 1943 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Southeast Asia Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Howze Field (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michie Stadium (about 500 feet away); Fort Wyllys (about 700 feet away); USMA Crest (about 700 feet away); Fort Meigs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Air Cadet Memorial (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Lusk Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 22, 2012
2. Lusk Reservoir Marker
Michie Stadium, home of the Army football team, can be seen in the background.
Lusk Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
3. Lusk Reservoir Marker
Lusk Reservoir Dam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
4. Lusk Reservoir Dam
Lusk Reservoir image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
5. Lusk Reservoir
All plebes (first year cadets) at the United States Military Academy are required to know the water volume of the reservoir. When asked, the plebe is expected to answer "78 million US gallons when the water is flowing over the spillway."
 
 
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