Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Armory and Drill Hall
“Jersey Blues Company”
of the English Neighborhood. Troops that trained here became Company 1 of the 22nd New Jersey Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Other troops trained here served during the Spanish-American War in 1898. Used as an armory until about 1910.
Location. 40° 51.384′ N, 73° 59.844′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue (County Route 93) and W Oakdene Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Grand Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonia Patent (a few steps from this marker); Leonia Tract (approx. ¼ mile away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House (approx. half a mile away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); Comfort Women (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leonia.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil •
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