Queen Victoria Park, Eastern Cannon, Beechworth, Victoria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 36° 21.343 E 146° 41.522
55H E 472368 N 5976551
Quick Description: Victoria Park (as in Queen Victoria) in Beechworth has 2 cannons mounted on top of a granite dome facing to the South. You will need to take a photo of yourself (or GPSr) at the Eastern cannon.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 11/3/2014 3:33:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMMTME
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 5

Long Description:
While they are not too far away from the HM Beechworth prison (1860 - 2004) they are pointing in the wrong direction.

The Eastern cannon has:
43-0-16
1843

With a crest above the numbers (? Queen Victoria).
What type of artillery is this?: Muzzle loading Cannon

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: British (before Australian Commonwealth formed)

Parking location to view this Waymark: S 36° 21.342 E 143° 41.472

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Still may work: no

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
GC298XQ, "Queen Victoria Rocks" and quite a few in Beechworth


Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Artillery is no longer operational: 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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