West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1st Infantry Regiment
War of 1812
World War II
200 years of service to the nation
in war and peace
Dedicated by the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry
[ Back of Marker : ]
Serving with distinction
at West Point, New York
serving with distinction
at Fort Lewis,
Washington since 1972
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1866.
Location. 41° 22.681′ N, 73° 57.898′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilson Road and Hawkins Place, on the left when traveling south on Wilson Road. Marker is located at the US Military Academy, in front of DPTMS building 621. 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 Buffalo Soldier Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Hall (about 700 feet away); Buffalo Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Thayer Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); All Services Guardian Angel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Army Mule (approx. 0.4 miles away); Essayons— “Let Us Try” (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Path to Victory (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this marker. The emblem of the 1st Infantry Regiment appears at the top of the marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.