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Double Barreled Cannon, Athens

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The double-barreled cannon is an American Civil War-era experimental weapon and is now a modern landmark located in Athens, Georgia. While originally built for warfare, the cannon never saw battle. It is part of the Downtown Athens Historic District, in the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • We hadn't seen the double barrel cannon in years. We've driven by it, years ago, but, this time we walked up to it for photo-ops. The cannon was an interesting concept, but, a failure. Putting a... 
    We hadn't seen the double barrel cannon in years. We've driven by it, years ago, but, this time we walked up to it for photo-ops. The cannon was an interesting concept, but, a failure. Putting a...  more »
  • Near downtown Athens one can find on the grounds of City Hall one of the oddest artifacts of War Between the States ordinance history: the double-barreled cannon. Intended as a major innovation in... 
    Near downtown Athens one can find on the grounds of City Hall one of the oddest artifacts of War Between the States ordinance history: the double-barreled cannon. Intended as a major innovation in...  more »
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  • Interesting visit. Never heard of it before Google Maps.
  • Cool piece of history. And it was pointed at a lawyer’s office.

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