State Armory - Beggs, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 44.568 W 096° 04.248
14S E 764893 N 3959379
Quick Description: Built in 1936 by the WPA, this is another example of the long-lasting construction projects of that pre-War era.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2011 8:59:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMBGPT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
Views: 3

Long Description:
The State Armory is located on West Main Street, at the northeast corner of Osage Avenue. This is one block west of Broadway (Highway 75). The building is constructed of native sandstone, with an office area facing Main Street, and a barrel-roof arena to the north. It was constructed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration. A cornerstone at the southeast corner reads: STATE ARMORY / BUILT BY WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION 1936 / W.S. KEY STATE ADMINISTRATOR.

The building exterior is in good condition, however, all windows have been boarded up and it is not in use at this time. It was formerly used as City hall and the town jail.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1936

Location: Industrial/Residential area

City: Baggs, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: Not listed

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