West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. Military Academy
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1960 by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 41° 23.644′ N, 73° 57.509′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Washington Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at Trophy Point at the U.S. Military Academy. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Trophy Point (here, next to this marker); Wars That Shaped the Nation (a few steps from this marker); Beat Navy Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thayer (within shouting distance of this marker); 150 Pounder Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher, North Carolina – January 15, 1865 8 Inch (150-pounder) Armstrong Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Sherburne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglas MacArthur (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Also see . . . United States Military Academy website. (Submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.