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

Battle of Palo Alto

 
 
Battle of Palo Alto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
1. Battle of Palo Alto Marker
Inscription.
Palo Alto

8 May 1846

 
Location. 41° 23.777′ N, 73° 57.165′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Pitcher Road. Touch for map. Marker is located near the bank of the Hudson River, on 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. Battle of Resaca De La Palma (here, next to this marker); Great Chain Battery (a few steps from this marker); The Great Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Yorktown (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheridan Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Vera Cruz (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kosciuszko (about 600 feet away); Fort Clinton (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Palo Alto. (Submitted on September 4, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
Battle of Palo Alto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
2. Battle of Palo Alto Marker
Marker on West Point Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
3. Marker on West Point Trail
The Battle of Palo Alto Marker, seen at left, is carved into the rockface on the trail at West Point.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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