Krupp 150mm Field Artillery Piece - Norwood, MA
N 42° 11.692 W 071° 12.013
19T E 318335 N 4673755
Quick Description: This well-maintained artillery piece is located in front of the Norwood Memorial Municipal Building.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2010 12:21:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM8Z6D
One of the most noticeable features of the most famous building in Norwood, Massachusetts is the Krupp 150mm heavy howitzer located on the front lawn. Mounted permanently on a stone and tile base, this well-preserved piece appears was manufactured in 1917, and bears the serial number 1860.
The gun and mount were donated to the Town of Norwood by the Norwood American Legion (Post 70) in 1928.
What type of artillery is this?: Krupp 15 cm lange sFH 13
Where is this artillery located?: Government building
What military of the world used this device?: Germany
Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1917
Date artillery was placed on display: 1/1/1928
Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Still may work: yes
Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed
Artillery is no longer operational: Not Listed
Are there any geocaches at this location?: Not listed
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