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

Sherburne’s Redoubt

 
 
Sherburne’s Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2012
1. Sherburne’s Redoubt Marker
Inscription.
In 1778, Colonel Sherburne’s regiment built this redoubt near present trophy point to cover the back approach to Fort Arnold, western approaches to the Plain and northern approaches to Fort Putnam. No trace of the redoubt exists today.
 
Location. 41° 23.403′ N, 73° 57.817′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Delafield Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Putnam 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. Artillery and Mortars ( here, next to this marker); Fort Arnold ( here, next to this marker); Casemates ( here, next to this marker); Cannon ( here, next to this marker); Fort Putnam ( here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Putnam ( a few steps from this marker); Archeology, 1974 ( a few steps from this marker); North and South Redoubts ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Sherburne’s Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2012
2. Sherburne’s Redoubt Marker
Marker in Fort Putnam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2012
3. Marker in Fort Putnam
Fort Putnam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2012
4. Fort Putnam
The Sherburne’s Redoubt marker is located inside Fort Putnam on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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