Shorewood Armory

Shorewood Armory (HMK78)

Location: Shorewood, WI 53211 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 5.442', W 87° 53.256'

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The Shorewood Armory, once located near Capitol Drive and Oakland Avenue, was home to the cavalry unit of the Wisconsin National Guard from 1910 to 1930. Originally called the Light Horse Squadron, the cavalry drilled their horses on the thirty-acre armory grounds and the streets of Shorewood. The armory complex included military offices, the commander's house, a dormitory, a gymnasium and a large barn with sixty-five stables. Shorewood's rapid suburban expansion forced the cavalry unit to move in 1931.
HM NumberHMK78
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number366
Year Placed1998
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 427759 N 4771269
Decimal Degrees43.09070000, -87.88760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.442', W 87° 53.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 26.52" N, 87° 53' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4051-4065 N Oakland Ave, Shorewood WI 53211, US
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