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Cannon in Hyde Park!

Hyde Park Cannon

This 1862 Napoleon On the front lawn of the Lamoille County Court House in Hyde Park, is an 1862 Napoleon cannon.

The inscription on the muzzle is: " NO 45 REVERE COPPER CO. 1215 T.J.R. 1862."

Manufacturer: Revere Copper Company, Boston, Massachusetts
Date: 1862
Type: Napoleon
Registry Number: # 45. (The company delivered 443 of these to the Federal Government.)
Weight: 1215 pounds
Inspector: TJR - Thomas J. Rodman (yes, that Rodman!)/p>

Photograph contributed by Peter Flood.