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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