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Lisbon in Columbiana County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Naval Cannon

 
 
Civil War Naval Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
1. Civil War Naval Cannon Marker
Inscription.  This cannon and its twin at the cemetery were donated to New Lisbon by President Wm. McKinley (1897-1901).

Made of carbon steel, it will never rust or need painted; it is capable of firing a 100 lb. projectile 7-8 miles.

McKinley’s mother, Nancy Allison, was born and raised in New Lisbon.

Purchase of this plaque was made possible by the efforts of McKinley School students and Lisbon Landmark Foundation.

April 10th 2012

 
Erected 2012 by McKinley School students and Lisbon Landmark Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley series list.
 
Location. 40° 46.337′ N, 80° 46.091′ W. Marker is in Lisbon, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and North Market Street (State Route 45), on the left when traveling east on Lincoln
Civil War Naval Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
2. Civil War Naval Cannon Marker
(marker is mounted on concrete pedestal supporting the cannon)
Highway. Marker and cannon are located in a memorial plaza at the northwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lisbon OH 44432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio's Oldest Brick Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Firestone Bros. Bankers (within shouting distance of this marker); Rebecca Furnace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stone House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Church Hill Road Bridge / Timber Covered Bridges (approx. 3.1 miles away); Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge / Teegarden (approx. 4.6 miles away); Morgan's Surrender (approx. 5.3 miles away); St. Philip Neri (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lisbon.
 
Also see . . .  History of Lisbon, Ohio. Though his parents lived in the town President William McKinley was born just without the county in Niles, Ohio. Opposite the grandstand of the old baseball park on East Walnut Street was the home of his mother, Nancy Allison. It was built of logs in 1808, but later was covered with weather boarding. The home of his parents and the iron furnace which his father operated were situated on the Little Beaver Creek and along the Sandy and Beaver Canal. (Submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Civil War Naval Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
3. Civil War Naval Cannon
Civil War Naval Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
4. Civil War Naval Cannon
(VFW dedication plaque is located behind cannon)
VFW World War II Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
5. VFW World War II Dedication Plaque
Dedicated by
V.F.W. Post 4111
and Auxiliary
in memory of our
World War II Dead
May 30, 1953
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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