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Newburgh Broadway Armory

Street address: 145 Broadway
City: Newburgh
County: Orange
Year constructed: 1879
Architect: John Wood
Size : Regiment
Square footage: Unknown
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Closed in 1932 / Occupied by several different businesses from 1934 to 1975 / Vacant from 1975 to 1996 / Fire gutted interior in 1980 / Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1981 / Restored 1996-97 / Currently used for Orange county government offices

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
19th Infantry Regiment 1868 - 1869
19th Infantry Battalion 1870 - 1877
17th Infantry Battalion, Co. A & E 1878 - 1882 (disbanded)
Co. A reorganized as 5th Separate Company 1882 - 1897
     Co. L, 1st New York Volunteers Spanish American War
     Co. L, 1st Infantry Regiment 1899 - 1920
     132nd Ammo Train 1921 - 1923
     156th Field Artillery Regiment 1924 - ????
Co. E reorganized as 10th Separate Company 1882 - 1897
     Nucleus Co. D, 203rd New York Volunteers Spanish American War
     Co. E, 1st Infantry Regiment 1899 - 1920
     split into 4 organizations 1921

 

History

Moved to new South William Street Armory in 1932.

Other armories in Newburgh:

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: November 14, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Newburgh Broadway.htm