Springfield Armory National Historic Site


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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Address:1 Armory Sq, Suite 2 Bldg 13
Springfield, MA 01105

Phone:413-734-8551
Fax:413-747-8062
Web: www.nps.gov/spar/
Size: 55 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 26, 1974; established on March 21, 1978.
Location:Overlooks the Connecticut River in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, accessible via I-91.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Self-guided walking tour and seasonal historical programs.
Special Features:From 1794 to 1968 Springfield Armory was a center for the manufacture of U.S. military small arms and the scene of many important technological advances. The Armory Museum protects one of ther world's most extensive firearm collections.

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The far western portion of the grounds became Springfield Armory National Historic Site in 1974.
The Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Massachusetts Act of 2006 would allow the National Park Service to enter into a cooperative agreement with Massachusetts to get financial aid to preserve historic structures on the site.
You see, not too long ago I got to hold his 1903 Springfield while filming for "Guns & Ammo TV" at the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, where they have a special exhibit commemorating 100 years of the 1903 Springfield rifle--without question America's most-loved battle rifle and for generations America's most common and most popular sporting rifle action.
Kennedy National Historic Site; Longfellow National Historic Site; Lowell National Historical Park; Minute Man National Historical Park; New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park; Salem Maritime National Historic Site; Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site; and Springfield Armory National Historic Site.

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