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Albany Hudson Street Arsenal

Street address: Hudson Street (later Avenue)
City: Albany
County: Albany
Year constructed: 1857 - 1858
Architect: Adolf von Steinwehr
Size : Regiment
Square footage: Unknown
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Closed in 1891 / Sold to Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and used as Catholic Union Building / later Eagle Street Theater / Demolished in 1960s to make way for Empire State Plaza

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
10th Regiment, 3rd Division 1858- 1891
Co. A, 10th Regiment, 3rd Division (Albany Zouave Cadets) 1858 - 1891
Co. B, 10th Regiment, 3rd Division (Washington Continentals) 1858 - 1891
Co. C, 10th Regiment, 3rd Division (initially formed as Co. K) 1858 - 1891
Co. D, 10th Regiment, 3rd Division (Caledonian Guards) 1858 - 1891
Co. R, 10th Regiment, 3rd Division (Albany City Cavalry / later Troop B) 1858 - 1891
   

 

History

Units relocated to Washington Avenue Armory in 1891.

Other arsenals and armories in Albany:

Images

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 4, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Albany Arsenal, Albany, Albany County.htm