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Rome in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S. Arsenal

 
 
U.S. Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 17, 2008
1. U.S. Arsenal Marker
Inscription.
Site of
U.S. Arsenal
Maintained as an arsenal
during the war of 1812 and
subsequently until 1873.

 
Erected 1970 by Oneida County D.P.W.
 
Location. 43° 12.929′ N, 75° 28.029′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is at the intersection of West Dominick Street and Arsenal Square, on the right when traveling west on West Dominick Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 514 West Dominick Street, Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oneida Carrying Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stars & Stripes First Flew in Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unknown Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rome (approx. 0.6 miles away); Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... (approx. 0.6 miles away); Futile Approach (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Gateway between East and West.... (approx. 0.6 miles away); British Trenches (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rome.
 
Regarding U.S. Arsenal. The Arsenal or Commandant's House is an excellent example of the Federalist style of architecture erected
U.S. Arsenal Marker & Commandant's House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 17, 2008
2. U.S. Arsenal Marker & Commandant's House
by our federal government. The house was part of a three acre federal complex comprising barracks, arsenal, magazine, workshops, etc., built to support American forces waging the war of 1812. Located across the military road to Sacket's Harbor, the house stood on a slight eminence with an orchard and Wood Creek on the west and gardens on the east. The construction took place in 1813 under the supervision of Major James Dalleba of the Federal Ordnance Department.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Arsenal House - West Dominick Street, Rome, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 17, 2008
3. Arsenal House - West Dominick Street, Rome, NY
Arsenal House image. Click for full size.
NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation
4. Arsenal House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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