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Edenton Bell Battery Cannon

505 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1937
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Worth A Stop

The Edenton Bell Battery Cannons are located just outside The Barker House and near the waterfront... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Two side by side.

Two trailer mounted cannons sitting side by side outside the old residence. Both are in fantastic... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Zeke T
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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505 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1937
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Edenton Bell Battery Cannons are located just outside The Barker House and near the waterfront so easy to stop as part of your stroll around town. Both are in good shape and have quite a history.

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Two trailer mounted cannons sitting side by side outside the old residence. Both are in fantastic conditioned but have a different finish on the barrel.

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Although not much to do here, you get to see 2 real cannons and read about their history. It was very interesting and made for some fun pictures!

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We walked around the town and this was a nice stop. The location by the river was beautiful and relaxing.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed 24 September 2016

These cannons have a very unique history attached to them. They were originally a set of four (Confederates called four cannons a "battery"). During the war, metal for making cannons was scare in the south. Edenton's citizens came up with a creative way to deal...More

Thank JCKimmer
Reviewed 17 August 2016

These two pieces are at the side of the Barker House. Nicely written history of them on the plaque. Definitely stop by and read

Thank SharonTravelerII
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Too bad the only thing this town has going for it is history. Hotels and restaurants pretty much are the stuff scraped out from under a barrel.

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Two cannon made of church bells, located outside the Welcome Center near the harbor. Includes a historical plaque describing their history.

1  Thank RobinL270
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Edenton is a friendly town. The Bell Battery Cannon is right down by the water near a park for children and the lighthouse. It is a beautiful place to visit, peaceful, friendly, and full of history. The house behind the cannons is an information center...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We loved seeing all the old Revolutionary War cannons. They provided a very good photo shoot and took you back to our country's beginning.

Thank latane161934jasper
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