Model cannon made in Biddeford, ca. 1860

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Model cannon made in Biddeford, ca. 1860

This record was added to Maine Memory Network through the efforts of a student at Biddeford High School.


A model cannon made of metal from an actual cannon used by the Horse Artillery in Biddeford prior to the Civil War. The Horse Artillery was a military society or militia group which was always prominent in the regular Fourth of July parades, and the salutes they fired from their cannon were also a big feature of the day.

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  • Title: Model cannon made in Biddeford, ca. 1860
  • Creator: Biddeford Horse Artillery
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal and wood
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 21.5 cm x 7.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2006.36
  • Collection: Special Collections
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181

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