West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Stephen Moore House
The Red House
Patriot, Revolutionary War soldier,
and previous owner of West Point lands,
Colonel Stephen Moore. Moore’s home
served as General Washington’s headquarters
from July to November of 1779.
A gift of Stephen Moore’s descendants
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1779.
Location. 41° 24.211′ N, 73° 57.997′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on River Road, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the Target Hill Athletic Field, at the West Point 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. Kinsley Family (approx. ¼ mile away); Lieut Sam'l. J. Bransford (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cadet Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Lt. Col. Alex. R. Thompson (approx. ¼ James G. Benton (approx. ¼ mile away); Alexander McRae (approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph Crain Audenried (approx. ¼ mile away); Anna Bartlett Warner (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this marker. A bas relief of the Moore House appears at the top of the marker.
Also see . . . The Moores of West Point. (Submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,361 times since then and 722 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.