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Crimean War Cannons

 
 
Crimean War Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
1. Crimean War Cannons Marker
Inscription. These cannon were used at the seige of Sebastopol, and were brought to this country after the capture of that city by the British in 1855. Sir John Carling was instrumental in procuring these three pieces for this city. This gun is a British piece. The other two are Russian. This tablet was erected by the London and Middlesex Historical Society, 1907 Restored 1987
 
Erected 1907 by London and Middlesex Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 59.304′ N, 81° 14.925′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Click for map. Marker is on the center cannon, west of the South African War Memorial and SE of the bandstand in Victoria Park. Marker is in this post office area: London, Ontario N6A 3G7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. London South African War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans' Memorial Carillon (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Veterans' Garden (about 120 meters away); London Women's Monument (about 180 meters away); London War Cenotaph (about 180 meters away); The British Garrison in London
British Royal Coat of Arms on Cannon image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
2. British Royal Coat of Arms on Cannon
(about 180 meters away); The 1st Hussars (about 240 meters away); "Holy Roller" (about 240 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in London.
 
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Crimean War Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
3. Crimean War Cannons Marker
Looking east toward South African War Memorial in background. The two Russian built cannon are to the left in this picture.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,039 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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