For Those Who Served

For Those Who Served (HM1N89)

Location: Sunbury, PA 17801 Northumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.71', W 76° 47.592'

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When Imperial Germany surrendered at the end ofWorld War I in 1918, many of its cannon were sent tothe United States as war trophies.This cannon was acquired by the City of Sunbury and Milton JarretNorman American Legion Post 201 and placed inCameron Park to honor Sunbury soldiers who foughtin "The Great War."Restored in 2000, the cannon stands as a silent symbol of thehigh cost of freedom.77mm Field Gun (Fieldkanone) Model 16Weight of Gun and Carriage: 3,108 lbs.Muzzle Velocity: 1,968 feet per secondMaximum Elevation: 40 degrees
HM NumberHM1N89
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Date Added Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 348871 N 4524966
Decimal Degrees40.86183333, -76.79320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.71', W 76° 47.592'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 42.6" N, 76° 47' 35.52" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 249-321 Market St, Sunbury PA 17801, US
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