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Elmira Armory

Street address: 307 East Church Street
City: Elmira
County: Chemung
Year constructed: 1886 -1888
Architect: Joseph H. Pierce of Pierce and Bickford
Size : Company
Square footage: 42,756 NSF
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Decommissioned in 1970's / Acquired by Chemung County for office and storage space / Currently in danger of collapse

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
30th Separate Company 1888 - 1897
Co. L, 3rd New York Volunteers Spanish American War
Co. L, 3rd Infantry Battalion 1899 - 1906
Co. L, 3rd Infantry Regiment 1907 - 1920
108th Infantry Regiment 1921 - 1960
Co. B, 108th Infantry 1961 - ????
   

 

History

In 1883, the 26th and 30th Separate Companies rented space in the Academy of Music building on the corner of Baldwin and Carroll streets.

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 11, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Elmira.htm