30 Pounder Parrott Rifle, Public Library, Litchfield, Illinois.
N 39° 10.655 W 089° 39.310
16S E 270643 N 4339841
Quick Description: Nice G.A.R. Civil War Cannon at public library.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2011 7:35:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMAZBN
This cannon is a 30-pdr or 4.2-in Navy Parrott Rifle.
It sits on the Southwest corner of the public library in Litchfield, Illinois.
The cannon is is a G.A.R. Monument.
What type of artillery is this?: 30-pdr or 4.2-in Navy Parrott Rifle.
Where is this artillery located?: Other
What military of the world used this device?: Union Navy
Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1863
Date artillery was placed on display: 9/15/1909
Parking location to view this Waymark: N 39° 10.665 W 089° 39.258
Artillery is no longer operational: no
Still may work: no
Are there any geocaches at this location?:
None that I know of.
Cost?: Not Listed
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