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Fort Huachuca Ceremonial Guns
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scrawlinn
N 31° 32.929 W 110° 21.985
12R E 560137 N 3490601
Quick Description: This display has two M101A1 105mm howitzers and two late-19th century breach loader cannons.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2008 7:22:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM3G8B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member cachegame
Views: 28

Long Description:
The field gun howitzer on the east is used to fire a blank shell daily for flag ceremonies on this active installation. The flag is raised and lowered by an active duty soldier detail and is a treat to observe.

The display is located on an active military installation. In order to visit the site, all adults need a government issued picture ID card to gain access to the Fort. If you drive onto the post, you also need current registration and proof of insurance. You can get a visitor pass at the Main Gate at the west end of Fry Boulevard in Sierra Vista.
What type of artillery is this?: M101A1 105mm howitzers and two late-19th century breach loader cannons

Where is this artillery located?: Military Grounds

What military of the world used this device?: US Army

Artillery is no longer operational: no

Still may work: yes

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
No.


Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed

Cost?: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Two pictures are required for this Waymark. Please take a close up picture of the artillery. Take a second with the artillery in the distance and capture as much of the surroundings as possible. Name the Waymark with first the name of the area and second what the artillery is. An example would be if it were a cannon in front of the Montgomery Armory you would name the Waymark: Montgomery Armory Cannon.
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