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Last Civil War Cannon Firing of the Year at Fort Knox

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, at 10:51 a.m.

Thunderous blasts await those who come to the Fort Knox State Historic site, Saturday/Sunday, August 23 and 24, from 10 AM until 4 PM, as the 6th Maine Battery Civil War Reenactors, fire off a replica 10-pound Parrot cannon. Visitors will be able to learn how this critical piece of Civil War artillery was loaded, fired and tactically used, during this bloody time of US History. This marks the last time that a cannon firing demonstration will take place at Fort Knox this year.

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