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

Redoubt Number Four

Built 1778 - 1779

 
 
Redoubt Number Four Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
1. Redoubt Number Four Marker
Inscription.
This redoubt, with battery No. 1, was constructed to command the heights above and around the main work at West Point, Fort Putnam, during the American Revolution.
 
Location. 41° 23.405′ N, 73° 58.351′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Trail, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on a path off of Patrick Trail on the grounds of the United States Military Academy. 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. Redoubt Four (here, next to this marker); Western Redoubts 1, 2, 3 and 4 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bronze Field Guns (approx. 0.4 miles away); McLean Historical Museum Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Embrasure (approx. 0.4 miles away); Archeology, 1974 (approx. half a mile away); Constitution Island Redoubts (approx. half a mile away); Constitution Island (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Redoubt Number Four Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
2. Redoubt Number Four Marker
Marker at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
3. Marker at West Point
The marker is seen here on the wall of the redoubt.
Redoubt Number Four Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
4. Redoubt Number Four Marker
View from Redoubt Number Four image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
5. View from Redoubt Number Four
Wall of Redoubt Number Four image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
6. Wall of Redoubt Number Four
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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