West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Redoubt Number Four
Built 1778 - 1779
This redoubt, with battery No. 1, was constructed to command the heights above and around the main work at West Point, Fort Putnam, during the American Revolution.
Location. 41° 23.405′ N, 73° 58.351′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on a path off of Patrick Trail on the grounds of the United States 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. Redoubt Four ( here, next to this marker); Western Redoubts 1, 2, 3 and 4 ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Bronze Field Guns ( approx. 0.4 miles away); McLean Historical Museum Building ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Embrasure ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Archeology, 1974 ( approx. half a mile away); Constitution Island Redoubts ( approx. half a mile away); Constitution Island ( approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.