West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Redoubt Number Four
Built 1778 - 1779
This redoubt, with battery No. 1, was constructed to command the heights above and around the main work at West Point, Fort Putnam, during the American Revolution.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 41° 23.405′ N, 73° 58.351′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Trail, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on a path off of Patrick Trail 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. Redoubt Four (here, next to this marker); The American Revolution at West Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Redoubts 1, 2, 3 and 4 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bronze Field Guns (approx. 0.4 miles away); McLean Historical Museum Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Embrasure (approx. 0.4 miles away); Archeology, 1974Constitution Island Redoubts (approx. half a mile 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 June 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.