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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leonia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.