State Armory - Edmond, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 39.012 W 097° 28.702
14S E 637749 N 3946217
Quick Description: National Guard Armory, formerly used for military purposes
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2009 6:21:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM7NZB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Edmond Armory's original purpose was to serve as the home of the 179th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Division. You can visit the overpass Memorial for the 179th near Waterloo and Broadway. Currently, the armory houses the Edmond Historical Society and Museum. It's a FREE museum, and filled with artifacts to showcase the history of Edmond. Lots of scout groups visit this museum, and it is located in Stephenson park, home of many other historically significant buildings.

Text on plaque:
State Armory
Built by Works Progress Administration
W.S. Key
State Administrator

The armory was built for military purposes as a project of the WPA Administration
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1936

Location: Stephenson Park

City: Edmond

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

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