Armory – Hiawatha KS

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The striking PWA Moderne-style National Guard Armory in Hiawatha, Kansas was constructed in 1938 by the Works progress Administration (WPA). The armory is still in service. According to News-Press Now, “a plaque on the National Guard Armory credits the Works Progress Administration for its construction in 1939.”

Source notes

https://www.kshs.org/natreg/natreg_listings/view/1015

National Register of Historic Places documentation: https://www.kshs.org/resource/national_register/nominationsNRDB/Brown_HiawathaNationalGuardAmoryNR.pdf

"Lasting Impressions," https://www.newspressnow.com/news/lasting-impressions/article_cfa39500-4190-5554-918c-858339f11b55.html (accessed Apr. 10, 2022)

Project originally submitted by Barbara Pendleton on April 10, 2022.

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Location Info


108 1st St.
Hiawatha, KS 66434

Coordinates: 39.853598, -95.527580

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