West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1778, Colonel Sherburne’s regiment built this redoubt near present trophy point to cover the back approach to Fort Arnold, western approaches to the Plain and northern approaches to Fort Putnam. No trace of the redoubt exists today.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 41° 23.403′ N, 73° 57.817′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on 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. Artillery and Mortars (here, next to this marker); Fort Arnold (here, next to this marker); Casemates (here, next to this marker); Cannon (here, next to this marker); Fort Putnam (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Putnam (a few steps from this marker); Archeology, 1974North and South Redoubts (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 August 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.