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

Battle of Yorktown

 
 
Battle of Yorktown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2013
1. Battle of Yorktown Marker
Inscription.
Yorktown

19 Oct. 1781

 
Location. 41° 23.766′ N, 73° 57.121′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Pitcher Road. Touch for map. Marker is carved into a cliffside overlooking the Hudson River. It can be viewed from a trail that can be accessed from the eastern end of Pitcher Road. 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. Sheridan Memorial ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Palo Alto ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Resaca De La Palma ( within shouting distance of this marker); Great Chain Battery ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Chain ( about 300 feet away); Kosciuszko ( about 600 feet away); Fort Clinton ( about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Clinton ( about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .
1. The British Surrender at Yorktown, 1781. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Yorktown from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Battle of Yorktown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
2. Battle of Yorktown Marker

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
3. Marker at West Point
The marker is seen here from the trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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