Rome Arsenal (1813-1873) - A U.S. Army arsenal established in 1813 during the War of 1812 in present day Rome, Oneida County, New York. Abandoned in 1873.
Rome Arsenal History
Built as a three-acre fortification in 1813 during the War of 1812 that included barracks, arsenal building, a magazine, workshops, and other support buildings. The site is currently bounded by West Dominick St., Arsenal St., Erie Blvd. W. and Arsenal Square Street. At the time Erie Blvd. was the Erie Canal. Additional support structures were located north of West Dominick Street. Site Plan.
Abandoned in 1873.
The restored commandant's quarters sits, without signage or marker, at 514 West Dominick Street, Rome. Other buildings may also be from the arsenal period but are now private or commercial property.
Visited: 17 Jun 2016