Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Named in Honor of General Creighton W. Abrams
U.S. Military Academy Class of 1936
Commander, 37th Tank Battalion 1943-45
Combat Command Commander, 4th Armored Division 1945
Commander, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment 1951-52
Commander, 3rd Armored Division 1960-62
Commander, V Corps 1963-64
Commander, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1968-72
Chief of Staff, U.S. Army 1972-74
Location. 41° 22.371′ N, 73° 57.816′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. At the entrance to the U.S.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Army Mule (within shouting distance of this marker); Iranian Hostage Reunion (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Molly Corbin (within shouting distance of this marker); Warner Sisters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andre Cavaro Lucas (about 400 feet away); USMA Iraq and Afghanistan Deaths (about 500 feet away); The Long Gray Line (about 500 feet away); Buttermilk Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Falls.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.