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

The Thayer Gate

 
 
The Thayer Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
1. The Thayer Gate Marker
Inscription.
presented to
West Point and the Nation
by
the Class of June 1943 and friends
September 1988

[ Lower Marker : ]
ROE/Eliseco Inc., a Burns and Roe Company

Construction
Merritt-Meridian Construction Corporation
George A. Logan & Sons

Stone Carver Sculptor
Timothy E. Doyle Alison R. Adams

Stained Glass
City Glass Specialty, Inc.

 
Location. 41° 22.607′ N, 73° 57.745′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of West Point Highway and Swift Road, on the right when traveling north on West Point Highway. Touch for map. Marker is located in at the entrance to the US 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. Buffalo Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); All Services Guardian Angel (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Soldier Field (approx.
The Thayer Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
2. The Thayer Gate Marker
mile away); Iranian Hostage Reunion (approx. mile away); The Army Mule (approx. mile away); Andre Cavaro Lucas (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The Class Crest of 1943 appears above the marker.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
3. Lower Marker
Class Crest of 1943 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
4. Class Crest of 1943
The Thayer Gate and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
5. The Thayer Gate and Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right of the gate.
The Thayer Gate image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
6. The Thayer Gate
The Thayer Gate image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
7. The Thayer Gate
Some of the stained glass can be seen in this view of the Thayer gate.
Entrance to the USMA image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
8. Entrance to the USMA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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