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Watervliet Arsenal, Building No. 119, Munroe Street between Hagner & Worth Roads, Watervliet, Albany County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Munroe Street between Hagner & Worth Roads, Watervliet, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-1-D
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-2).
Building/structure dates: 1828 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1898 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1918 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1965 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000503
Significance: The building is a largely intact example of early ammunition magazine design and contributes to an understanding of the arsenal's early manufacturing and storage activities. It is the oldest structure at the arsenal and provided the model for later ammunition magazine construction at Watervliet and at Benecia Arsenal in California.

Subjects
Magazines (military Buildings)
Military Facilities
Storage Facilities


Related Names
Talcott, Maj. George
Mordecai, Maj. Alfred
Arnold, Maj. Isaac
Ryan, Robert A., Photographer
Ceronie, J., Photographer
Dennett, Muessig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Photographer
Hightower, Barbara E., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. S & E ELEVATIONS; LOOKING NNW. (Ryan)
2. N & W ELEVATIONS; LOOKING SE. (Ceronie)
3. DETAIL VIEW OF ORIGINAL ENTRY DOOR, E ELEVATION. (Ceronie)


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