Browse Items (10 total)

  • Subject contains "Armories"

mld09_may.jpg
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…[More]

MLD0103.jpg
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…[More]

mld94_january.jpg
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]

MLD1098.jpg
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]

walsh_postcard163.jpg
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

walsh_postcard161.jpg
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

postcard43.jpg
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

postcard35.jpg
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

digitalphoto2008civic-center1.jpg
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]