Braddock Cannon

Braddock Cannon (HM13M)

Location: Winchester, VA 22601
Country: United States of America

N 39° 10.949', W 78° 10.057'

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(Left Side): This monument marks the trail taken by the army of General Braddock, which left Alexandria April 9, 1755 to defend the western frontier against the French and Indians.

Erected by the Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, May 27, 1915

(Right Side): The cannon here used was abandoned by General Braddock at old Alexandria 1755. The stones of the pedestal are from
1. The Blue Ridge. 2. The Shenandoah River.
3. Shawnee Springs. 4. Jost Hite's Fort.
5. Old Opequon Presbyterian Church yard.
6. Glen Burnie, home of Col. Jas. Wood.
7. Greenway Court, home of Lord Fairfax.
8. Grave of Gen'l Adam Stephen, Martinsburg.
9. Fort Loudoun, built by Gen'l Washington.
10. Old Lutheran Church in Mt. Hebron.
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Details
HM NumberHM13M
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
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Year Placed1915
Placed BySociety of Colonial Dames of America
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 744650 N 4340849
Decimal Degrees39.18248333, -78.16761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.949', W 78° 10.057'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 56.94" N, 78° 10' 3.42" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 W Cork St, Winchester VA 22601, US
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