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State Armory - Wagoner, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 57.578 W 095° 22.278
15S E 286152 N 3982070
Quick Description: This is a beautiful example of the many stone armories built in Oklahoma by the WPA.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2018 1:35:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMY5B4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
Views: 1

Long Description:
This armory was constructed in 1936 as a WPA project. The armory has a drill floor with a barrel roof, and offices under a flat-roofed section. The walls are cut and slightly rusticated native sandstone, with beaded mortar. There are three overhead vehicle doors on the east side. The armory is no longer used as such, and is now owned by the City of Wagoner. It is used by various groups for meetings and events. There are a tank on display and several war memorials on the grounds.

The armory has a significantly "fortress" look to it, due to the use of raised parapets, and pilasters with stone caps, at the entrance and corners, and the use of vertical stone insets. The windows are tall, narrow basement units. The entrance faces south and has a projected entrance bay with a single door.

A cornerstone at the southeast corner of the armory reads:

State
Armory
Built by
Works Progress
Administration
1936
W.S. Key
State Administrator

Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1936

City: Wagoner, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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