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  West Point, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Point is a federal military base (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Highlands in Orange County, New York, USA.
In 1937 the West Point Bullion Depository was constructed, in 1988 it became the West Point Mint, as a branch of the United States Mint.
West Point and the contiguous village of Highland Falls, New York, are on the west bank of the Hudson River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Point,_New_York   (516 words)

  
 West Point in the Making of America
It stood on a commanding bluff overlooking the Hudson River at West Point, New York, 50 miles north of Manhattan.
West Point became an important American institution in the years before the Civil War, establishing itself as the country’s finest school of engineering and science.
During the later years of the 19th century, West Point focused on a more narrowly military curriculum and its graduates formed the heart of the army’s officer corps.
americanhistory.si.edu /westpoint/history_1.html   (314 words)

  
 West Point, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Point is a town in King William County, Virginia, United States.
The York River is formed at West Point by the confluence of the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers, and from there, separates the Peninsula and Middle Peninsula regions of eastern Virginia as it flows approximately 40 miles to the Chesapeake Bay.
In 1691, the Virginia General Assembly directed that West Point be created a port of entry and in 1705 the burgesses authorized the town to qualify as a 'free borough' and named it Delaware, for Governor Thomas West, third Lord Delaware.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Point,_Virginia   (506 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Paintings > West Point, New York
West Point was not an active fort at this time.
After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where officers-in-training were taught basic drawing and drafting techniques, Eastman was posted to forts in Wisconsin and Minnesota before returning to West Point as assistant teacher of drawing.
Eastman was working on the West Point painting when he died in 1875.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/art/artifact/Painting_33_00018.htm   (1163 words)

  
 West Point New York Train Station
The West Point Class of 1947 provided funds to restore the station and place this plaque with some history about the building.
Regular passenger service to West Point ceased a decade before Steve was born.
The boat made a stop at West Point and the gates went down at the crossing.
piercehaviland.com /rail/photo33.htm   (385 words)

  
 West Point Ticket Brokers West Point Tickets Buy and Sell All West Point New York Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tickets purchased from the West Point box office are sold at face value plus fees and convenience charges.
If available, tickets purchased from the West Point box office are generally less expensive, but the seat selection may be limited.
The market value for the West Point tickets, which is based on supply and demand, determines the price we charge for them.
www.ticketexplore.com /city_guides/west_point_new_york_tickets.asp   (668 words)

  
 New York Hotels - Thayer Hotel – West Point
Set on a hilltop overlooking the majestic Hudson River, The Thayer Hotel at West Point is a national historic landmark located in the heart of the Hudson Valley NY.
With beautiful vistas, 151 luxury guest rooms, 10 meetings rooms, and fine dining, The Thayer Hotel at West Point is an ideal destination for a vacation, business meeting, or elegant wedding.
Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, The Thayer Hotel sits on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and of all the luxury New York hotels, it is the only full-service hotel on the Hudson River from the George Washington Bridge to Albany, NY.
www.thethayerhotel.com   (136 words)

  
 USMA: West Point Museum
Its collections include nearly all aspects of military history and encompass the history of West Point and the United States Military Academy, the evolution of warfare, and the development of the American Armed Forces.
Based upon captured British materials brought to West Point after the British defeat at Saratoga in 1777, the Museum collections actually predate the founding of the United States Military Academy.
In 1854 the first public museum was opened and in 1989 the West Point Museum in Olmsted Hall opened at Pershing Center.
www.usma.edu /Museum   (235 words)

  
 West Point, New York (NY) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
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West Point, NY residents, houses, and apartments details
West Point-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average.
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 Welcome to West Point Tours
West Point Tours, Inc. is a 3rd-generation, family-run company.
We have a long-standing family reputation to uphold.
At West Point Tours, we're committed to quality in everything we do.
www.westpointtours.com   (46 words)

  
 West Point, New York (10996) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
West Point, New York (10996) Conditions and Forecast : Weather Underground
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Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west in the afternoon.
www.wunderground.com /US/NY/West_Point.html   (380 words)

  
 Special attractions in Hudson Valley New York, NY: West Point, Woodbury Commons, Shawangunk.
Special attractions in Hudson Valley New York, NY: West Point, Woodbury Commons, Shawangunk.
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