View of the northwest corner
|Location||280 Market St., Kingston, Pennsylvania|
|Area||12 acres (4.9 ha)|
|Architect||Atherton, Thomas H.|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Pennsylvania National Guard Armories MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||89002084|
|Added to NRHP||December 21, 1989|
It was built in 1923, and is a three-story, "U"-shaped yellow brick building executed in the Classical Revival style. It is 13 bays by 20 bays, and includes a drill hall, classrooms, offices, storage, and stable areas.
On September 11, 1950, 33 guardsmen from the 109th Field Artillery Regiment were killed in a train accident near Coshocton, Ohio. In the following days, the dead were moved to the Kingston Armory. Once there, the 109th Field Artillery Battalion relinquished the remains of their fellow soldiers to the grief-stricken families.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Kristine M. Wilson (August 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Kingston Armory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.
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