WEST POINT IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MEMORIAL PLAQUE

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THE HISTORY OF WEST POINT IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BEGAN IN MAY 1775 WHEN GEORGE WASHINGTON AND OTHER AMERICANS RECOMMENDED THAT THE HUDSON RIVER BE BLOCKED TO PREVENT THE BRITISH FROM USING THE WATER WAY TO STRIKE INTO THE INTERIOR OF NEW YORK OR TO DIVIDE THE COLONIES IN TWO.

Location

Address: TROPHY POINT
City: WEST POINT
State:
Zip Code: 10996

Details

Memorial Type: Plaques On Stone
Access: Military Base
Wars Commemorated: REVOLUTIONARY WAR
Year Dedicated:
Photograph By: BILL COUGHLIN
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