British Cannon

British Cannon

Early on the morning of July 17, 1812, British troops set up a cannon on this height overlooking Ft. Mackinac. This move, coupled with the size of the British forces, resulted in the American garrison's surrender.
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Registered Site L0002
Erected 1959

Location: Fort Holmes Rd
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County

Topics:
War of 1812

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