Constitution Island in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fortress West Point
Location. 41° 24.06′ N, 73° 57.079′ W. Marker is in Constitution Island, New York, in Orange County. Marker is located on Constitution Island, near the boat dock. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Chain (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Constitution Island (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Great Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna B. Warner Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Marine Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hill Cliff Battery (about 400 feet away); The Warner House (about 400 feet away); Fort Constitution Area (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Constitution Island.
More about this marker. Marker features a map of West Point and Constitution Island, showing the Great Chain across the Hudson River and the locations of Fort Arnold, Sherburne Redoubt, Fort Willys, Fort Meigs, Fort Webb, Fort Putam, Crow’s Nest and Moore’s House on the west side the Hudson River, and the North Redoubt, Middle (South) Redoubt, Nelson’s Point and Robinson’s House on the east side.
Also see . . . History of West Point, the United States Military Academy. Militarynewcomers.com website. (Submitted on September 24, 2011, 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 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.