OOS Sculpture

Ripley cannon

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Ripley

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This 3-inch rifled barrel cannon was purchased by the citizens of Ripley in 1862 when their town was under threat of attack during the Civil War by forces from across the river in KY. The cannon currently stands on the front lawn of the Ripley Library. It was restored in 1962 by the Ripley Women's Club, and again in 2012 by the Union Township Public Library's Friends of the Library.

County

: Brown

Citation

: “Ripley cannon,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 18, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2062.

Title

Ripley cannon

Description

This 3-inch rifled barrel cannon was purchased by the citizens of Ripley in 1862 when their town was under threat of attack during the Civil War by forces from across the river in KY. The cannon currently stands on the front lawn of the Ripley Library. It was restored in 1962 by the Ripley Women's Club, and again in 2012 by the Union Township Public Library's Friends of the Library.

Subject

Source

Jacob, M. (2012, May 6). "Friends of the Library Group raise funds to restore Civil War cannon." The Brown County Press. Pp. 1, 12.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2062

Location City

Location County

Location Street

27 Main St

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