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Medina Armory
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr
N 43° 13.320 W 078° 23.526
17T E 711803 N 4788770
Quick Description: Historic Medina, NY armory
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2008 9:37:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM3AFR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 16

Long Description:
For over 75 years, the Armory housed units of militia, National Guard and federal troops, and some of these valiant warriors were called to duty to fight several major wars of the 20th Century. During its time as a military training center, the Armory generated a love affair with the village and the building often became a social center, featuring large dances, balls and celebrations.
It is constructed of matched brown Medina Sandstone, with towers and battlements fronting on Pearl Street and its massive roof stretches northward covering a very large hall. The Medina Armory is an almost exact (but smaller) mimic of the celebrated Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo.
More history available at (visit link)
Street address:
302 Pearl Street
Medina, NY United States
14103


County / Borough / Parish: Orleans

Year listed: 1995

Historic (Areas of) Significance: For over 75 years, the Armory housed units of militia, National Guard and federal troops.

Periods of significance: 1900 - 1924

Historic function: Defense and arms storage

Current function: Other, Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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