West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Named after Colonel Samuel Wyllys of the Third Connecticut Regiment who directed the construction of the fort by his men in 1778.
Location. 41° 23.096′ N, 73° 57.621′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wilson Road and Kinsley Hill Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the U.S. 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. Fort Meigs (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USMA Crest (about 600 feet away); Lusk Reservoir (about 700 feet away); Class of June 1943 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southeast Asia Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howze Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michie Stadium (approx. ¼ mile away); To the American Soldier (approx. 0.3 miles 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 March 28, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.