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Brooklyn North Portland Avenue, State, Arsenal /
Brooklyn North Portland Avenue Armory

Street address: Corner of North Portland Avenue and Auburn Place
City: Brooklyn
County: Kings
Year constructed:

1858 - originally constructed as arsenal
1877 - 1878 - expanded and renovated for 14th Regiment, renamed to armory

Architect: Unknown
Size : Division Arsenal / Regiment
Square footage: Unknown
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Unknown

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
Centralized storage for Brooklyn militia units 1858 - 1878
14th Regiment 1878 - 1895
3rd (Gatling) Battery

mid 1860s - 1875
1882 - 1884

Troop C ???? - ????
   
   

 

History

A new arsenal, the Brooklyn Arsenal on Second Avenue, was built in 1926 for the Second Division.

Other armories occupied by the 14th Regiment include:

Additional armories occupied by the3rd (Gatling) Regiment include:

Troop C later occupied the armory on 1597 Bedford Avenue.

 

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/State Arsenal (Second Division).htm