Queen Victoria Park, 'Western' Cannon, Beechworth, Victoria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 36° 21.351 E 146° 41.507
55H E 472346 N 5976537
Quick Description: Victoria Park (as in Queen Victoria), or Beechworth Park as more commonly known as in Beechworth, has 2 cannons mounted on top of a granite dome facing to the South.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 11/3/2014 2:30:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMMTM3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 4

Long Description:
While they are not too far away from the HM Beechworth prison (1860 - 2004) they are pointing in the wrong direction.
This cannon (the Western one) has stamped on it:
46-1-0
1843

It has a crest above the numbers (? Queen Victoria).
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 146° 41.472

Artillery is no longer operational: no

Still may work: no

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


What type of artillery is this?: Not listed

Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Cost?: Not Listed

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