British Cannon

Registered Site L0002

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.
photo of British Cannon

Erected 1959

Location: Fort Holmes Rd
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County

War of 1812

Latitude: 45.8582166, Longitude: -84.6170210

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