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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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  • The Double Barreled Cannon in Athens is exactly what you see in the photo. If your wandering the area, I suppose its worth stopping to read the plaque?  more »
  • It is what is says, a double barreled cannon. Was a nice walk past the University and it was located right by the street. Had a plaque explaining its place in Athen’s History. Unique piece of history ...  more »
  • It is a double barreled cannon which was made in Athens during the civil war. It was supposed to shoot 2 cannon balls connected by a chain. It didn't work because the 2 shots could not go off at exact...  more »
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  • This is a cannon installed on one corner of the Athens CITY HALL. Not too much to see there at this location. The only thing that makes it different from usual cannons is that it has two barrels, both barrels are joined to make a single unit. In my opinion it's just an okay place and can be covered it you are strolling the Athens downtown. Not a place for which you need to go and visit explicitly.
  • Interesting piece of history, recommended for civil war buffs
  • 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.

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