Columbiad (HM88T)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
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N 31° 53.485', W 81° 11.74'

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This replica of a coast defense cannon known as the columbiad was manufactured, 1964, by Savannah Machine and Foundry Company as a public service. A similar cannon was positioned here during Union naval attacks, 1863. The columbiad fired 87-lb. shells; its range was 2,500 yds.
HM NumberHM88T
Year Placed1964
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 481496 N 3528416
Decimal Degrees31.89141667, -81.19566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.485', W 81° 11.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 29.10" N, 81° 11' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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