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Poughkeepsie Main Street Armory

Street address: 278/282 Main Street
City: Poughkeepsie
County: Dutchess
Year constructed: 1872
Architect: Unknown
Size : Regiment
Square footage: Unknown
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Vacated in 1892

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
21st Infantry Regiment 1868 - 1881 (disbanded)
15th Separate Company 1881 - 1892
19th Separate Company 1881 - 1892
   
   
   
   

 

History

Poughkeepsie's first armory was in an old carriage factory from 1865 - 1872. The upper floors of this Kirchner Building were rented and used as an armory from 1872 - 1892 until the new Market Street Armory was completed.

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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 24, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Poughkeepsie Main Street.htm