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

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

U. S. Military Academy

 
 
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
1. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker
Inscription.  The oldest extant institution in the United States to offer formal academic instruction in the field of civil engineering (Sept. 1813).
 
Erected 1979.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 41° 23.32′ N, 73° 57.36′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Thayer Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on Mahan Hall (building 752) on the grounds of the United States 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. Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Anniversary of the USMA (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 150th Birthday of the USMA (about 500 feet away); West Point Bicentennial (about 500 feet away); Taylor Hall (about 500 feet away); Twentieth Century Wars
Marker at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
2. Marker at West Point
(about 600 feet away); Thayer Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Engineering Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
3. Engineering Landmark Marker
Marker is seen here to the right of the entrance to Mahan Hall.
Marker at Mahan Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
4. Marker at Mahan Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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