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

Washington

 
 
Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
1. Washington Marker
Gen. George Washington recognized the strategic importance of West Point early in the Revolutionary War, and spent much of the War in this vicinity.
Inscription.
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Erected 1916.
 
Location. 41° 23.52′ N, 73° 57.466′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Washington Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on "The Plain" at West Point. 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. Douglas MacArthur (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cadet Monument (about 400 feet away); Attack on Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Douglas MacArthur (about 400 feet away); Constitution Corner (about 400 feet away); Thayer Walk (about 400 feet away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
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Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
2. Washington Marker
The monument to George Washington is seen here in front of the MacArthur Barracks.
Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
3. Washington Marker
General Washington looks out on the Plain at West Point.
Washington Monument at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
4. Washington Monument at West Point
The equestrian statue of George Washington was sculpted by Henry Kirke Brown.
The Plain of West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
5. The Plain of West Point
The George Washington statue can be seen here on the Plain at West Point.
Closeup of Washington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
6. Closeup of Washington
Cadets and the Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
7. Cadets and the Washington Statue
A corps of cadets are reviewed on the Plain in front of the Washington statue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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