Old Brickell Cannon - Greenville NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates
N 35° 36.950 W 077° 22.322
18S E 285162 N 3943930
Cannon located in Town Commons Park.
Waymark Code: WM52V4
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/02/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member cachegame
Views: 21

One of the cannons with which Pitt County resident Joseph Brickell armed his trading vessels about 1797 for defense against the French encroachments on American Commerce.

Placed in 1976 at the Greenville Town Common.

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What type of artillery is this?: Cannon

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: Tradesman

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 35° 36.950 W 077° 22.322

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
yes, nearby

Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Cost?: Not Listed

Still may work: Not Listed

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