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Brooklyn Marcy Avenue, forty-Seventh Regiment, Armory

Street address: 355 Marcy Avenue (between Heyward and Lynch streets)
City: Brooklyn
County: Kings
Year constructed: 1883 - 1884
Architect: William A. Mundell - original design
Isaac G. Perry - 1899 addition of second drill shed
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 168,195 NSF
Acreage: 3.26 Acres
Status: Open

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
47th Regiment (9 Co's) 1883 - 1897
47th New York Volunteers Spanish American War
47th Regiment 1899 - 1920
43rd Pioneer Infantry (renamed) 1920 - ????
47th Mountain Engineers ???? - ????
27th Division Train Q.M.C. ???? - ????
102nd Quartermaster Regiment ???? - ????
101st Ordnance 1961 - ????
Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 102nd Field Artillery Brigade 1961 - ????
187th Field Artillery 1961 - ????
Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 244th Field Artillery Group 1961 - ????
133rd Quartermaster Company Current
Co. C, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion Current

 

History

Prior to this armory being built, the 47th Regiment occupied the following:

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/Forty-Seventh Regiment Armory.htm