West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Vera Cruz
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 41° 23.82′ N, 73° 57.262′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Pitcher Road. Marker is located near the bank of the Hudson River, on a trail that can be accessed from the eastern end of Pitcher Road. 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. USMA Class of 1980 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USMA Class of 1941 Memorial (about 300 feet away); William Kelleher / Charles Jobes (about 300 feet away); The Great Chain (about 400 feet away); Great Chain Battery (about 400 feet away); Battle of Palo Alto (about 500 feet away); Battle of Resaca De La Palma (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Great Chain (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Also see . . . Battle of Vera Cruz. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.