Oswego Armory

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Oswego Armory
Oswego Armory.jpg
The Oswego Armory (with filled-in battlements on the tower)
Oswego Armory is located in New York
Oswego Armory
Oswego Armory is located in the US
Oswego Armory
Location265 W. First St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates43°27′14″N 76°30′35″W / 43.45389°N 76.50972°W / 43.45389; -76.50972Coordinates: 43°27′14″N 76°30′35″W / 43.45389°N 76.50972°W / 43.45389; -76.50972
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
ArchitectHeins, George L.
NRHP reference #88000610[1]
Added to NRHPMay 19, 1988

Oswego Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It is a brick and stone castle-like structure built in 1906–1908. It was designed by State architect George L. Heins. It consists of a ​2 12-story administration building with an attached large, gable-roofed drill shed. The building features a 5-story octagonal tower at the northwest corner.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

Oswego YMCA[edit]

After the closing of the Armory in 2004, The Oswego YMCA purchased the Armory and now runs most of its Child and Teen activities out of the building.

Humane Society[edit]

The Humane Society rents a single room in the basement of the Armory.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Mark L. Peckham (September 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Oswego Armory". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-12-01. See also: "Accompanying nine photos".

External links[edit]

The book, New York's Historic Armories, should be credited to the author, Nancy L. Todd, not to "Google books"