West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. Military Academy
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1960 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 41° 23.644′ N, 73° 57.509′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Washington Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at Trophy Point at the U.S. Military Academy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Trophy Point (here, next to this marker); Wars That Shaped the Nation (a few steps from this marker); Ulysses S. Grant (within Beat Navy Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thayer (within shouting 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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Also see . . . United States Military Academy website. (Submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.