Easton Armory

Name of Armory (location): Easton Readiness Center and Field Maintenance Shop
   
Secondary/Traditional
Names of Armory:
Easton Readiness Center
   
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County of Construction: Northampton
   
Mailing Address:

520 Uhler Road
Easton, PA 18040

   
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Current Units in Armory:

Troop B, 2nd Squadron 104th Cavalry, Company A, 228th Brigade Support Battalion and Field Maintenance Shop 27

   
Past Units in Armory:  
   
History:

The facility, was dedicated by Brig. Gen. Jerry Beck Jr., deputy adjutant general - army, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, on April 29, 2010. The $20.3 million complex consolidated and replaced facilities in Bethlehem and Easton.

   

 

Name of Armory (location): Easton Armory
   
Secondary/Traditional
Names of Armory:
Easton Armory
   
Year Built:  
   
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County of Construction: Northampton
   
Mailing Address: 1200 Balata Street
Easton, PA 18042
   
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Size of Land and Rack:  
   
Current Units in Armory:

Trp B, 2-104th CAV

   
Past Units in Armory:  
   
History:

Easton City Guard Armory Building, built in 1909 still stands on Northampton street in Easton. Fred R. Drake, who was at one time a major in the Easton City Guard, was a key figure in the construction of the armory.

* History from the Drake Family Archives.

   
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