Visitors currently do not know what the large steel “doorknockers” in Batter Lancaster are. They were used to maneuver the large cannon in that area, when ropes or chains were attached to them and soldiers could tug the cannon into position.
STATUS: While not a part of the scope of this project, this exhibit was produced for the National Park Service and is currently on display in the Battery Exhibit area.
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Funding for the project has been provided by the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, National Science Foundation. Dr. Al DeSena is the NSF project officer for this award. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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