West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Named after Colonel Return J. Meigs of the Sixth Connecticut Regiment who directed the construction of the fort by his men in 1778.
Location. 41° 23.069′ N, 73° 57.532′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Schofield Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the U.S. 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. Fort Wyllys (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USMA Crest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lusk Reservoir (approx. 0.2 miles away); Class of June 1943 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Southeast Asia Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Howze Field (approx. ¼ mile away); Michie Stadium (approx. 0.3 miles away); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.