Photographs of
Green Island
Cannon

pre-1761

Believed to be made of wrought iron,
hoop-and-stave construction


Centreville
Cape Sable Island
Shelburne County
Nova Scotia

Located at the Archelaus Smith Museum on the east side of Highway 330

GPS location:   43°28'59"N   65°36'37"W




Green Island cannon


Green Island cannon


Green Island cannon
This document, on display at the Archelaus Smith Museum,
is not dated. We do not know when it was written, or when
this ancient cannon was moved from Green Island to its
present location. 1990s? 1980s? 1970s?


Archelaus Smith Museum



The above photographs were taken on 14 August 2003.


Other Old Cannons in Nova Scotia





Links to Relevant Websites

Cannon History and Technology Gunfounding 101
by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, Key West, Florida
    http://www.melfisher.org/cannonsurvey/gunfounding101.htm


Manufacturing a wrought-iron cannon
by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, Key West, Florida
    http://www.melfisher.org/cannonsurvey/forgedguns.htm


Manufacturing a cast-iron or cast-bronze cannon
by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, Key West, Florida
    http://www.melfisher.org/cannonsurvey/castguns.htm


Wrought Iron Through the Ages by Fagan's Forge
    http://www.fagansforge.com/html/about_wrought_iron_.html


Iron Working
    http://www.regia.org/ironwork.htm


Cannons: Reconstruction of Early Medieval Cannons by David Lazenby
    http://www.middelaldercentret.dk/english/cannon2.htm







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    /remem/plaques.html



Clark's Harbour war memorial Clark's Harbour war memorial Clark's Harbour
    /shelbco/clarkswarm.html


Barrington war memorial Barrington war memorial
    /shelbco/barrmem.html


Barrington: Old Meeting House 1765 Old Meeting House 1765 Barrington
    /shelbco/barrmeethse.html


Cape Sable Settlers 1761 Cape Sable Settlers 1761 Barrington
    /shelbco/sable200.html


Birchtown Black Loyalist memorial Black Loyalist memorial Birchtown
    /shelbco/birchtown.html


Shelburne war memorial Shelburne war memorial
    /shelbco/shlbrnmon.html


CFS Shelburne closure memorial CFS Shelburne closure memorial Shelburne
    /shelbco/roycan63anchor.html


Fort St. Louis monument Fort St. Louis, 1630 Port LaTour
    /shelbco/fortstlouis.html


Woods Harbour war memorial Woods Harbour war memorial Woods Harbour
    /shelbco/woodshbrwar.html


Woods Harbour fisherman's memorial Woods Harbour fisherman's memorial Woods Harbour
    /shelbco/wdhbrfisherm.html


Arcadia war memorial Arcadia war memorial Arcadia
    /yarmco/arcadiamem.html


Korean War memorial Korean War memorial Yarmouth
    /yarmco/koreamem.html


Carleton Village war memorial Carleton Village war memorial Carleton Village
    /shelbco/carletonvill.html


Donald McKay memorial Donald McKay memorial Jordan Falls
    /shelbco/dmckay.html


Allendale Shipyard plaque Allendale Shipyard plaque Allendale
    /shelbco/allendalem.html



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First uploaded to the Internet:   2003 November 15