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Double Barreled Cannon, Athens

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The double-barreled cannon is an American Civil War-era experimental weapon and is now a modern landmark located in Athens, Georgia. While originally built for warfare, the cannon never saw battle.
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  • Pretty much as exciting as it seems. Not tremendously thrilling, but what can you say? It is indeed a double barreled cannon. Go Dawgs.  more »
  • This is a real cannon. It was forged at the Chicopee Mill (home of UGA Physical Plant now) when it was a foundry. (It was later a Johnson and Johnson gauze mill, hence the "mill" in the name.) The ide...  more »
  • Only double barrel canon ever built. Varying stories about the canon exist, but they all end in disaster and the civil war went on without it.  more »
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  • Best double cannon anywhere! It's cannon AND it has two barrels that could shoot at the same time!!!
  • Hilariously, my family loves this thing. I'm not really into war relics, but apparently this double barrel is pretty unique ;)
  • Pretty cool if you're into that kind of thing.