U. S. Military Academy, Cadet Mess, Store & Drawing Academy, West Point, Orange County, NY
Significance: The Cadet Mess occupies both a central function in the everyday life of the Academy and is a major building helping to define the boundaries of the Plain.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-363
Survey number: HABS NY-5708-44
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000562
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.