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Cranston Street Armory, Cranston Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Cranston Street Armory, Cranston Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Significance: General William Walker garnered used his connections from high commission during the Civil War and active interest in military affairs to great effect in garnering four large armories for Rhode Island. The Cranston Street Armory is the grandest of the four, with a large drill hall flanked by castellated endpieces. (See Buildings of Rhode Island, p. 132)
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N285
Survey number: HABS RI-407
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
William R. Walker and Son
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
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Library of Congress
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