Welcome to West Point. West Point is a federal military reservation located on the west bank of the Hudson River. Its 16,000 acres include the campus of the United States Military Academy, also called West Point, which is the nation’s oldest military academy. Established by Thomas Jefferson in 1802, West Point has the longest continuous service of any U.S. military installation.
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