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

West Point Bicentennial

1802 – 2002

 
 
West Point Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
1. West Point Bicentennial Marker
Inscription.
In Commemoration of
the 200th anniversary of
the Founding of
the United States Military Academy
at
West Point

Presented by the
Association of Graduates
16 March 2002

 
Erected 2002 by USMA Association of Graduates.
 
Location. 41° 23.398′ N, 73° 57.366′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Thayer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, at the entrance to Taylor Hall. 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. Taylor Hall (here, next to this marker); 150th Anniversary of the USMA (here, next to this marker); 150th Birthday of the USMA (here, next to this marker); Twentieth Century Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thayer Walk (about 600 feet away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Military
 
Markers at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2010
2. Markers at West Point
Two markers are found at this location. The "West Point Bicentennial" marker is seen here on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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