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Watervliet Arsenal

Watervliet, New York
County of Albany.
S. Broadway
National Register Number: 66000503
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - arms storage. The threat level was Watch in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Active Arsenal.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Founded in 1813, the Arsenal's busiest years were during the Mexican and Civil Wars. It became the Government's cannon factory in 1889, producing seacoast defense guns.

The iron building and the greenhouse both are threatened.

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