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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the New York State Armory

 
 
Site of the New York State Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Site of the New York State Armory Marker
Inscription. The Fenton Guards, organized in 1875 by Swedish immigrants, was the local national guard unit which occupied the first armory here in 1888.
 
Erected 1992 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee and Ingjald Lodge No. 65, Independent Order of Vikings.
 
Location. 42° 5.561′ N, 79° 14.309′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on South Main Street 0.1 miles north of Washington Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of Rite Aid. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lost Neighborhood (a few steps from this marker); Brooklyn Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birmingham Auto (about 300 feet away); Home of Reuben E. Fenton (about 300 feet away); Public Market (about 500 feet away); Policeman George Kendall (about 600 feet away); Before White Men Came (about 800 feet away); First Grist Mill (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
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Site of the New York State Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Site of the New York State Armory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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