Braddock Cannon

Braddock Cannon (HM4OG)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22301
Country: United States of America

N 38° 49.079', W 77° 3.973'

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(North Side):
This monument marks the trail taken by the army of General Braddock which left Alexandria on April 20, 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 26, 1915

(South Side):
The Cannon used here was abandoned by General Braddock at Old Alexandria April 1755.

The Cobble-Stones composing this mound were taken from the streets of Old Alexandria which were paved by legal enactment in 1785.
HM NumberHM4OG
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series
Year Placed1915
Placed ByThe Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320616 N 4298606
Decimal Degrees38.81798333, -77.06621667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.079', W 77° 3.973'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 4.74" N, 77° 3' 58.38" W
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Area Code(s)703, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 118 W Alexandria Ave, Alexandria VA 22301, US
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