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United States Arsenal Armory Grounds, State Street

United States Arsenal Armory Grounds, State Street Springfield Massachusetts
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Stock #: 129099
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Publisher: Geo. S. Graves Co.
Postmark: 1918 Aug-08
PM City: Thompsonville
PM State: Conn
Stamp: 2C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Elevated 160 feet above Connecticut River, overlooking the city and facing the Berkshire Mountain's the United States Arsenal is a conspicuous landmark. The arsenal built in 1846, is modeled after the East India House in London. 500,000 rifles can be stored within its walls, and an equal number in other arsenals.