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Kingston Kiersted Avenue Armory

Street address: 25 Kiersted Avenue (formerly North Manor Road)
City: Kingston
County: Ulster
Year constructed: 1932
Architect: William E. Haugaard
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 67,796 NSF
Acreage: 17.75 Acres
Status: Open

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
156th Field Artillery Regiment 1924 - 1939
56th Regiment, NY Guard 1940 - ????
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Co. A, SVC, 156th Field Artillery 1961 - 1986
A Battery designation moved to Poughkeepsie 1968
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, SVC, 156th Field Artillery 1986 - 2004
1156th Engineer Company (Vertical) 2004 - present
Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 104th Military Police Battalion 2004 - present
   
   

 

History

Kingston's first military facility was the Broadway Armory built in 1879.

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: February 22, 2018
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Kingston.htm