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Noonday Gun

Municipality/Province: Ottawa, ON

Memorial Number: 35061-010

Type: Iron weapon

Address: 1 Vimy Place

Location: Canadian War Museum

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.4164748   Long: -75.7172474

This memorial, a nine-pound naval cannon, was given to the British army garrison stationed in Ottawa in 1854 by the British military. It was purchased by the Canadian government in 1869 and, for many years, fired as the "Noonday Gun".

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