Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Future soldiers train at Camp Pershing, Rockland Lake Park, N.Y. Boys of the Junior Training Camp Association at Camp Pershing where they are being drilled by West Point cadets
Date Taken: 7/30/1918
Photographer: Western Newspaper Union
Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps
The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City. The Academy traces its roots to 1801, when President Thomas Jefferson directed that plans be set in motion to establish the United States Military Academy. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments.