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Oswego Armory - Oswego, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
N 43° 27.209 W 076° 30.551
18T E 377896 N 4812281
Quick Description: This historical landmark is located in the city of Oswego, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2007 7:14:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM262E
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 16

Long Description:
This building houses the Oswego YMCA and has for many, many years, however, its original purpose was as the New York State Armory.

The New York State Armory, built in the style of a medieval castle. Completed in 1906, the building was designed by George Lewis Heins, who also designed other armories in the state. Heins was appointed New York State Architect by Governor Theodore Roosevelt. This is actually the second armory in Oswego--the original stands across the river on Route 481.
Street address:
249 West 1st Street
Oswego, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: Oswego

Year listed: 1988

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Defense

Current function: Oswego YMCA

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

National Historic Landmark Link: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

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