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Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Former U.S. Arsenal

 
 
Former U.S. Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 8, 2015
1. Former U.S. Arsenal Marker
Inscription. Established by an Act of Congress in 1862, this arsenal furnished munitions for U.S. Forces until 1903. It became the home of Arsenal Technical High School in 1912.
 
Erected 1976 by Military Order of World Wars. (Marker Number 49.1976.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 46.497′ N, 86° 7.985′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Michigan Street and North Arsenal Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Arsenal Technical High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis IN 46201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodruff Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lockerbie Square (approx. 0.9 miles away); Athenaeum (approx. 0.9 miles away); North Western Christian University (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ovid Butler, Sr. (approx. one mile away); Market Street Temple
Former U.S. Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 8, 2015
2. Former U.S. Arsenal Marker
(approx. one mile away); Zerelda G. Wallace (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Indiana State Meeting of the Christian Churches (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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