Chatham in Chatham-Kent Division, Ontario — Central Canada
— 1905-2005 —
The building continued to be occupied by the Kent Regiment until 1954.In 1954, the Kents were amalgamated to form The Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment that occupied the building until 2006 when they moved to a new quarters on Bloomfield Road.
This plaque commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Chatham Armoury in the Year of the Veteran, 2005.
Erected by The Municipality of Chatham-Kent Community Partnership Fund, The Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment Association, Branch 28 Royal Canadian Legion,
Location. 42° 24.379′ N, 82° 10.962′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Ontario, in Chatham-Kent Division. Marker can be reached from William Street North just north of Colborne Street (County Route 39), on the left when traveling north. The historical marker is located in Chatham, just southeast of "The Forks" of the Thames River, next to and due south of Tecumseh Park, affixed to the outside wall of the Armoury, just to the right of the parking lot side entrance to the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 William Street North, Chatham, Ontario N7M 5K5, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chatham Blockhouse (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tecumseh (about 90 meters away); The Forks (about 150 meters away); Skirmish at the Forks (about 150 meters away); British Encampment: Forks of the Thames (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named Skirmish at the Forks (about 150 meters away); Casualties of the Skirmish (about 150 meters away); John Brown's Convention 1858 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
Also see . . . Armoury Four Diamond Catering. This is a link to information provided by the (Submitted on January 20, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.