Item No: pdcc00101
Title: National Guard's Hall
Additional Title: Race Street, below Sixth, Philadelphia.
Historic Street Address:
518-20 Race Street
Print and Picture Collection
The National Guard's Hall, 518-20 Race Street, played an important role in Philadelphia during the Civil War. Also called the Armory of the National Guard, the building was the starting and ending point of troop enlistment and dismissal and a venue for military parades and speeches. It also served for a time as a military hospital.
A917.481 P536 v.2
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler