West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Artillery and Mortars
The artillery and mortars in Fort Putnam are reproductions of pieces which were in the fort in September 1780. All fourteen pieces were manufactured through the generosity of the Class of 1952, United States Military Academy, 1974-1976.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1780.
Location. 41° 23.403′ N, 73° 57.819′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Delafield Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located inside Fort Putnam 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. Sherburne’s Redoubt (here, next to this marker); Casemates (here, next to this marker); Fort Arnold (here, next to this marker); Fort Putnam (a few steps from this marker); Cannon (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Putnam (a few steps from this marker); Archeology, 1974 McLean Historical Museum Building (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 June 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.