West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Richard Thomas Shea, Jr.
Born 3 January 1927
in Portsmouth, Virginia
Killed in action
Korea, 8 July 1953.
Congressional Medal of Honor.
Won 16 major intercollegiate
Middle Distance and
Cross Country Championships.
Set 7 indoor and outdoor
Academy and track records.
Captained the 1952
indoor and outdoor track
and field teams of the
United States Military Academy.
( Lower Marker : )
Shea Stadium rededicated May 26, 2002
Location. 41° 23.902′ N, 73° 57.858′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Townsley Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. (here, next to this marker); USMA Class of 1952 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt. Louis J. Storck (within shouting distance Anderson Memorial Fountain (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood Monument (about 700 feet away); Frederick Dent Grant (about 700 feet away); The Cadet Monument (about 800 feet away); The Old Cadet Chapel (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
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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 404 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.