West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
150th Birthday of the USMA
Military Academy on its one
hundred and fiftieth birthday
March 16, 1952 in memory and
honor of the men of West Point
who have contributed so much
to our development in the
Signal Corps Air Service
Air Corps Air Forces
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United States Air Force
Erected 1952 by United States Air Force.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical month for this entry is March 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 Anniversary 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 Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thayer Walk (about 600 feet away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
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 538 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.