Photographs of
Fort Edward
Cannons


Fort Edward National Historic Site

Windsor
Hants County
Nova Scotia


GPS location:   44°59'48"N   64°08'07"W



Fort Edward National Historic Site, Windsor
Fort Edward National Historic Site, Windsor
Photographed 21 November 2002





East cannon

Cast iron

Fort Edward: East cannon, looking northward
East cannon, looking northward
Photographed 24 December 2003


Fort Edward: East cannon, looking westward
East cannon, looking westward
Photographed 24 December 2003


Fort Edward: East cannon, right-hand trunnion face
Right-hand trunnion face
Photographed in the yellow light of the rising sun
Corroded foundry marks, difficult to read
Photographed 24 December 2003


Fort Edward: East cannon
East cannon
Photographed 24 December 2003


Fort Edward Blockhouse, Windsor
Fort Edward Blockhouse, Windsor
Photographed 24 December 2003


Also see: Fort Edward blockhouse





West cannon

Cast iron

Fort Edward: West cannon
West cannon
In the distance we see the Avon River at low tide
Photographed 26 December 2003


Other Old Cannons in Nova Scotia


What's the big deal about cannons?

Nowadays, cannon and other forms of artillery from the 1700s and 1800s are nothing more than quaint noise-makers.  We see them only in the movies and on TV, or at occasional demonstrations at historic sites.  In their day, cannons were the most powerful, far-reaching and fearsome weapons available...




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Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



Fort Edward blockhouse Fort Edward blockhouse Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/fortedward.html


Flora MacDonald plaque Flora MacDonald plaque Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/floramem.html


Windsor Exhibition founded in 1765 Windsor Exhibition founded in 1765
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/windex.html


Hants County war memorial Hants County war memorial Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/hantsco2wwmem.html


T.C. Haliburton plaque T.C. Haliburton plaque Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/halibrtn.html


Robert Christie plaque Robert Christie plaque Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/christiemem.html


Ellershouse war memorial Ellershouse war memorial
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/ellermem.html


Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke war memorial
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/uniacmem.html


Brooklyn war memorials Brooklyn war memorials Brooklyn
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/brooklynhan.html


Sir Robert Laird Borden monument Sir Robert Laird Borden Monument Grand Pre
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/borden_rl.html


Planters monument Planters monument Horton Landing
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/plantermon.html


Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Grand Pre
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/attack1747.html


Falmouth: Sainte-Famille Parish Cemetery Sainte-Famille Parish Cemetery Falmouth
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/acadnfalm.html


Bloody Creek monument Monument: Bloody Creek 1757 Bloody Creek
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bloodycrk.html


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Go To:   Proclamations: Land Grants in Nova Scotia 1757, '58, '59
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Go To:   Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805, edited by Richard John Uniacke
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First uploaded to the WWW:   2004 January 05
Latest update:   2010 January 01