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

Site of the New York State Armory

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
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. Located in front of Rite Aid. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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
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(about 800 feet away); First Grist Mill (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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