Browse Items (14 total)

  • Subject contains "Armories"

Date: 1906
Description: "In April 1894, the armory in the Rink Building at 390 Main Street, was deemed unfit for use by state building inspectors, and Company A, also known as the Richardson Light Guard, was ordered to…

Date: ca. 1912
Description: "Called an 'architectural ornament' to the town, the State Armory was built of brick and limestone, with artificial stone and granite trimmings in colonial design. It was built to be different in…

Date: 01-15-1913
Description: "More than 500 military and civilian guests, resplendent in their military regalia and evening dress, attended the dedication ceremony and banquet held at the new state armory. The chief speaker was…[More]

Date: ca. 1895
Description: "The Richardson Light Guard has a long and colorful history in Wakefield. Chartered in 1851, Company A, Sixth Regiment M.V.M. took as its local name 'the Richardson Light Guard' in honor of Dr. Solon…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-08-2008
Description: Photos show the former Massachusetts state armory building located at 467 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Armory Street. The neoclassical building was dedicated on January…[More]

Description: Postcard shows the Massachusetts State Armory on Main Street at the corner of Armory Street. The building was dedicated on January 15, 1913. In 1975 the town of Wakefield purchased the armory from the…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street, with the Old Armory on the right. This armory predated the Massachusetts State Armory, built approximately across the street in 1913. The tower of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Postcard shows the Massachusetts State Armory on Main Street at the corner of Armory Street. The building was dedicated on January 15, 1913. In 1975 the town of Wakefield purchased the armory from the…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the Massachusetts State Armory on Main Street at the corner of Armory Street. The building was dedicated on January 15, 1913. In 1975 the town of Wakefield purchased the armory from the…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1898
Collection: Lynn Buildings

Date: ca. 1910
Description: Everett Armory was dedicated in 1901, and was used for military activities through the Vietnam era. It is now the Edward G. Connolly Senior Crnter.

Description: Beverly Armory, home to Company E. The building was located at 21 Thorndike Street, dedicated November 20, 1891 and vacated by 1906. Company E was formed in 1814, at the end of the War of 1812 and…[More]