Oil City Armory
Front of the armory
Oil City Armory
Oil City Armory
LocationJct. of E. 2nd and State Sts., Oil City, Pennsylvania
Coordinates41°25′38″N 79°42′33″W / 41.42722°N 79.70917°W / 41.42722; -79.70917Coordinates: 41°25′38″N 79°42′33″W / 41.42722°N 79.70917°W / 41.42722; -79.70917
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
ArchitectBailey, Emmett E., Co.; Cossau Bros.
Architectural styleLate Victorian
MPSPennsylvania National Guard Armories MPS
NRHP reference No.91000517[1]
Added to NRHPMay 9, 1991

Oil City Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1914, and consists of a two-story administration section with a taller two-story drill hall in a Late Victorian style. The administration section has a taller three-story, corner, polygonal office tower with Gothic-influenced window surrounds. The drill hall measures 70 by 72 feet and has a roof supported by Pratt trusses.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. It is located in the Oil City South Side Historic District.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Joseph Burke, III and Christine M. Wilson (August 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Oil City Armory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-03.