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Troop Barracks

 
 
Troop Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. Troop Barracks Marker
Inscription. This structure was the first of three barracks built between 1893 - 1897. Each housed one infantry battalion of 320 men. This barracks was first occupied in June 1894 by companies D, F and G of the 21st Infantry Regiment transferred from Fort Sidney, Nebr. The second barracks and the site of the third are located directly opposite. The third barracks was damaged by fire in 1974 and razed In 1981, the two remaining structures were restored and remodeled. Stone and brick entries have replaced the original full length wooden porticoes.
 
Location. 44° 41.037′ N, 73° 26.894′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. Oval just north of Ohio Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks (about 400 feet away); 24 Pounder Cannon
Troop Barracks image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. Troop Barracks
(approx. 0.2 miles away); B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); War of 1812 Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); FB-111A Strategic Bomber (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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