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

The Stephen Moore House

The Red House

 
 
The Stephen Moore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2013
1. The Stephen Moore House Marker
Inscription.
Near this site stood the home of American
Patriot, Revolutionary War soldier,
and previous owner of West Point lands,
Colonel Stephen Moore. Moore’s home
served as General Washington’s headquarters
from July to November of 1779.

A gift of Stephen Moore’s descendants

 
Location. 41° 24.211′ N, 73° 57.997′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on River Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Target Hill Athletic Field, at the West Point 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. The Cadet Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Winfield Scott (approx. ¼ mile away); George Armstrong Custer (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Dent Grant (approx. ¼ mile away); Wood Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Anderson Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shea Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. A bas relief of the Moore House appears at the top of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
The Stephen Moore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2013
2. The Stephen Moore House Marker
 The Moores of West Point. (Submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
The Stephen Moore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2013
3. The Stephen Moore House Marker
Marker at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2013
4. Marker at West Point
The Moore House was located near where the Continental Army spanned the Hudson River (seen in the background) with the 600-yard, 65 ton Great Chain. When the Chain was removed for the winter, it was stored at the Moore House. 280 men were needed to accomplish this task.
The Stephen Moore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2013
5. The Stephen Moore House Marker
Marker is located on on the Target Hill Athletic Field at West Point. The Anderson Rugby Complex can be seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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