Bartlett - Established 1884 in New York City

12 Pounder Bronze Howitzer
VFW Hall, Manistee
Manistee County

This Cyrus Alger & Co # 836 12 Pounder Bronze Howitzer is being stored in Manistee. The tube is in a broom closet in the Hall while the carriage is in a locked storage shed. The cannon & carriage were on display out side on a concrete slab on the SW corner of the Hall until vandals broke the anchor chain & rolled the cannon in to the Manistee River. The wood carriage needs restoration. The VFW's long term plans for the cannon are to restore & put on permanent display at the Veterans Memorial Park a few blocks away. The history of the cannon has yet to be recorded by Camp 14.

Added to Memorials list: 6/2/2012
Inspection date: April 5. 2012 by G. R. Grieve




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