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Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

August 28, 2012

The Gun, Yorktown, Virginia

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This small cannon mounted on one of the tall ships visiting Yorktown's Riverwalk Landing  allowed sailors to swivel and aim a close quarters when battling an enemy. 

4 comments:

Linda said...

Very nice close-up! At first I thought it was a pop-gun!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

A little fuuny with the red lid on !

Rebecca said...

That red plug almost makes it look like a toy!

Queenie Believe said...

Wonderful photo. I don't think I've ever seen a wee cannon with a red stopper.
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

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