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Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

24 Pounder Cannon

 
 
24 Pounder Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 12, 2014
1. 24 Pounder Cannon Marker
Inscription. These replica cannon are similar to those used on American Commandant Thomas Macdonough's flagship Saratoga on September 11, 1814. The 24 pound round iron shot from the long-range, smooth bore, muzzle-loaded "24" was effective up to one-half mile.
 
Location. 44° 40.932′ N, 73° 26.752′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on New York Road just from Washington Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War of 1812 Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); FB-111A Strategic Bomber (about 500 feet away); Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks (about 600 feet away); Troop Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
24 Pounder Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 12, 2014
2. 24 Pounder Cannon
In front of the 1812 Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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