Shorewood Armory - Shorewood, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 43° 05.444 W 087° 53.259
16T E 427755 N 4771272
Quick Description: This marker is located at 4145 Oakland Ave in Shorewood, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2008 7:06:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM4KR8
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 11

Long Description:

The marker reads:

"SHOREWOOD
ARMORY
The Shorewood Armory, once located near Capitol Drive and Oakland Avenue, was home to the cavalry unit of the Wisconsin National Guard from 1910 to 1930. Originally called the Light Horse Squadron, the cavalry drilled their horses on the thirty-acre armory grounds and the streets of Shorewood. The armory complex included military offices, the commander's house, a dormitory, a gymnasium and a large barn with sixty-five stables. Shorewood's rapid suburban expansion forced the cavalry unit to move in 1931.
ERECTED 1998"
County: Milwaukee

Location: Other

MarkerID: 366

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