5. The Drill Floor Has Remnants of Its Military Past
The Drill Floor today has a basketball court, running track and offices but you can see remnants of past use right before your eyes. Above the seats on the second floor, there are several bricked up openings. In the larger openings there were once staircases that led directly down to the drill floor. The smaller opening on the left was once a window for the commandants to watch the activity below.
Other parts of the Armory still retain their original heavy wooden doors and glass cases. Though often filled with children’s art, if you look down inside the cases, you’ll still find wooden cutouts for the storage of rifles.