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Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Armory and Drill Hall

 
 
Civil War Armory and Drill Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2012
1. Civil War Armory and Drill Hall Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1859 by
“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.
 
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.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Leonia Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2012
2. Leonia Markers
Two markers are on the front of the Civil War Drill Hall Theatre. The Civil War Armory and Drill Hall marker is seen here on the right.
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2012
3. Second Marker
Players Guild of Leonia
1859
Civil War Drill Hall Theatre
Civil War Armory and Drill Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2012
4. Civil War Armory and Drill Hall Marker
Players Guild of Leonia Civil War Drill Hall Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2012
5. Players Guild of Leonia Civil War Drill Hall Theatre
 
 
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 763 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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