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Bridgeport in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

"The Irwin"

 
 
"The Irwin" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 6, 2008
1. "The Irwin" Marker
Inscription.  Presented to the town of Bridgeport by J. S. Cain in 1914. Built in 1881 by J. Renault, machinist for the Standard Co. of Bodie, Calif. This cannon was never fired.
 
Erected 1969 by Mono County Board of Supervisors.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 38° 15.358′ N, 119° 13.71′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, California, in Mono County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 395) and School Street. Marker is located at the foot of the cannon on the grounds of the Mono County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgeport CA 93517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mono County Court House (here, next to this marker); Bridgeport Chronicle-Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Frontier Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Old County Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mono County Memorial Hall (about 400 feet away);
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"Bridgeport Inn" (about 400 feet away); Bridgeport Elementary School (about 800 feet away); First Bridgeport Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeport.
 
"The Irwin" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 6, 2008
2. "The Irwin"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,462 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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