Ohio National Guard Armory

Ohio National Guard Armory (HM1Y6Y)

Location: Marietta, OH 45750 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 24.803', W 81° 27.301'

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With a mission to protect citizens at home and abroad, the Ohio National Guard was originally established as the Northwest
Territory Militia in Marietta on July 25, 1788 and has fought
in every war since the War of 1812. Built in 1914, this Ohio National Guard Armory served both as Regimental and Company
B, 7th Infantry, O.N.G. Headquarters. Later Company. A, 166th Infantry, 37th Division, occupied the dual-purpose armory.
The armory served Washington County as a departure point for
soldiers leaving for service in World War I, World War II, and
Korea. The armory also served the area in times of crisis and
celebration, often used by the Red Cross, Marietta College, and other civic groups.
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HM NumberHM1Y6Y
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByWashington County Veterans Service Commission, American Legion Post 64, V.F.W. Post 5018, AMVETS, Citizens Armory Preservation Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 460829 N 4362750
Decimal Degrees39.41338333, -81.45501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.803', W 81° 27.301'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 48.18" N, 81° 27' 18.06" W
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Area Code(s)740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241-243 Front St, Marietta OH 45750, US
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