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Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Trophy Gun

 
 
Civil War Trophy Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Civil War Trophy Gun Marker
Inscription.
30 pdr Parrott Rifle 27
made in 1861 Weight 3510 lbs
Service on board USS
R.R. Cuyler 61 to 63

Presented to the Village of
Oyster Bay, NY
by US Navy Department
Unveiled by
Theodore Roosevelt
President of United States
June 27, 1903

 
Location. 40° 52.426′ N, 73° 31.963′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Audrey Avenue and Shore Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Audrey Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Oyster Bay Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Oyster Bay Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodore Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); End of An Era (within shouting distance of this marker); Oyster Bay Railroad Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The great chain hoax . . . . (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raynham Hall Museum (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Trophy Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Civil War Trophy Gun Marker
Marker in Oyster Bay image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Oyster Bay
Trophy Guns in Oyster Bay image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Trophy Guns in Oyster Bay
The Civil War cannon can be seen here on the right, next to the flagpole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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