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

The Thayer Gate

 
 
The Thayer Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
1. The Thayer Gate Marker
Inscription.  
presented to
West Point and the Nation
by
the Class of June 1943 and friends
September 1988

[ Lower Marker : ]
ROE/Eliseco Inc., a Burns and Roe Company

Construction
Merritt-Meridian Construction Corporation
George A. Logan & Sons

Stone Carver                   Sculptor
Timothy E. Doyle             Alison R. Adams

Stained Glass
City Glass Specialty, Inc.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
 
Location. 41° 22.607′ N, 73° 57.745′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of West Point Highway and Swift Road, on the right when traveling north on West Point Highway. Marker is located in at the entrance to the US 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. Buffalo Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); All Services Guardian Angel (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Soldier Monument
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Essayons— “Let Us Try” (approx. ¼ mile away); The Path to Victory (approx. ¼ mile away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The Class Crest of 1943 appears above the marker.
 
The Thayer Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
2. The Thayer Gate Marker
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
3. Lower Marker
Class Crest of 1943 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
4. Class Crest of 1943
The Thayer Gate and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
5. The Thayer Gate and Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right of the gate.
The Thayer Gate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
6. The Thayer Gate
The Thayer Gate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
7. The Thayer Gate
Some of the stained glass can be seen in this view of the Thayer gate.
Entrance to the USMA image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
8. Entrance to the USMA
 
 
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 886 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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