West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
150th Anniversary of the USMA
The Corps of Cadets
The Brigade of Midshipmen
United States Naval Academy
in commemoration of
the 150th Anniversary
of the founding of the
United States Military Academy
Erected 1952 by United States Naval Academy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
Location. 41° 23.397′ N, 73° 57.366′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Thayer Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, at the entrance to Taylor Hall. 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. 150th Birthday of the USMA (here, next to this marker); West Point Bicentennial (here, next to this marker); Taylor Hall (here, next to this marker); Twentieth Century Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War (about 500 feet away); Thayer Walk (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains the logo of the U.S. Naval Academy, while an anchor appears at the bottom.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.