West Point Academy

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Posted in Travel Guide on Oct 09, 2017

West Point Academy

West Point Academy

The oldest military academy in the United States, one of the four major academies in the world.
Introduction of scenic spots
West Point is the first military school in the United States, more than 200 years to build a large number of military personnel, created a large number of politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs, the most famous is the 34th president of the United States Eisenhower and General Patton.
Visit the school need to make an appointment, take the electric battery along the way guide will introduce the historical tradition of West Point military Academy and the daily life of military students. The cannon at the river, the statue of Eisenhower and General Patton holding a telescope at the West Point Library are all memorable places to be photographed. Facing the Hudson River in West Point, there stands a battle monument commemorating the dead in the American Civil War. In the Church of the past hundred years, the banner of the Legion of Honor was hoisted in every battle. The Army Museum can learn about the history of the U.S. Army, a souvenir shop in the museum, and military fans should not miss it.
Special Tips
1. Visits to West Point need to advance appointment, contact: Mailbox Admissions@usma. edu, tel: +1-845-9385760.
2. Visitors over the age of 16 are required to provide identification of valid photographs, such as passports and valid driver’s licenses.
3. If you drive to, you need to pay attention to the town of West Point speed limit 35mile, speeding may face high fines.

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