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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battery Sherburne

 
 
Battery Sherburne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
1. Battery Sherburne Marker
Inscription.
occupied this site during
the Revolution
Built 1778

 
Location. 41° 23.676′ N, 73° 57.471′ 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. 150 Pounder Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher, North Carolina – January 15, 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 Inch (150-pounder) Armstrong Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Wars That Shaped the Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas MacArthur (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Trophy Point (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Military Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Monument (about 300 feet away); Wars that Shaped the Nation (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
West Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
2. West Point Marker
Marker at Trophy Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
3. Marker at Trophy Point
The marker is located on the other side of the rock in the photo. A 150 pounder Armstrong gun, captured at Fort Fisher, NC on January 15, 1865, can also be seen beyond the marker.
Hudson River at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
4. Hudson River at West Point
The strategic value Battery Sherburne can be appreciated in this photo taken a short distance from the marker.
 
 
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 646 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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