Event Title

Cleveland Grays Armory Museum Tour (March 2020:Date TBD)

Presenter Information

Glenda Thornton

Event Website

http://graysarmory.com/the-museum/

Location

1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland Ohio 44115

Start Date

3-2020 10:00 AM

Description

The Friends of the Library Annual Bus Excursion will be to Cleveland Grays Armory Museum for a tour followed by lunch in downtown Cleveland.

When: March 2020 (Date TBD)

More information will be available in the fall.

About the Armory:

The Cleveland Grays strive to preserve their historic Armory Museum, advance the military heritage of Greater Cleveland through public awareness and education programs, and support the men and women of our armed forces.

Since 1837, when 118 brave men adopted the motto “Semper Paratus,” (Always Prepared) and were chartered as an independent militia the Cleveland Grays and their friends have made history. From 1792 to 1903 state and federal law authorized the independent militias: private volunteer groups that supplemented the official state militia and served the community in all the ways that the National Guard does today. The Richardsonian Romanesque Revival-style Armory was built in 1893.America's Oldest Independent Armory. --Source: http://graysarmory.com/

The Friends of the Library will provide transportation to and from the Armory.

Pre-registration required?

Yes

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Cleveland Grays Armory Museum Tour (March 2020:Date TBD)

1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland Ohio 44115

The Friends of the Library Annual Bus Excursion will be to Cleveland Grays Armory Museum for a tour followed by lunch in downtown Cleveland.

When: March 2020 (Date TBD)

More information will be available in the fall.

About the Armory:

The Cleveland Grays strive to preserve their historic Armory Museum, advance the military heritage of Greater Cleveland through public awareness and education programs, and support the men and women of our armed forces.

Since 1837, when 118 brave men adopted the motto “Semper Paratus,” (Always Prepared) and were chartered as an independent militia the Cleveland Grays and their friends have made history. From 1792 to 1903 state and federal law authorized the independent militias: private volunteer groups that supplemented the official state militia and served the community in all the ways that the National Guard does today. The Richardsonian Romanesque Revival-style Armory was built in 1893.America's Oldest Independent Armory. --Source: http://graysarmory.com/

The Friends of the Library will provide transportation to and from the Armory.

https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/friends/20192020events/all/7