Mount Pleasant Armory


Photo by Sgt. Damian-Jeffery M. Smith

Name of Armory (location): Mount Pleasant
   
Secondary/Traditional
Names of Armory:
Mount Pleasant
   
Year Built: 1998
   
Architect/Builder: EADS Architects, Inc/Bacco Construction, Inc.
   
Construction Costs: $3.8 million
   
County of Construction: Westmoreland
   
Mailing Address:

2239 School Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

   
GPS Coordinates:

LAT/LONG:
N40°08.012
W079°31.416

elev 1094

   
Square Footage of Armory: 38,000
   
Size of Land and Rack: 15 acres
   
Current Units in Armory:

HHC, 1-110 INF, HQ, 1-110 INF

   
Past Units in Armory:  
   
History:

Maj. Gen. William Lynch, Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, dedicated the building on Dec. 17, 1999.

According to the Report of the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, the orginal armory was constructed in 1906 by Frank H. Hurst for $18,545 in the Romanesque architectural style and is located on Eagle and Spring Sts. It was on the National Register of Historic Places. The original Mount Pleasant armory, built in 1906, was vacated in 1994 and torn down in 1996.

It was errected for the use of Company E, 10th Regiment and was situated in what was known as Frick Park. The plot of ground was donated by the Borough of Mount Pleasant.

   

 

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