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Cannon. This plaque is on the Japanese cannon, Baker County Courthouse.

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Record 158/2197
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Collection Miscellaneous
Date of photo 1945-1950 ca.
Description Cannon. This plaque is on the Japanese cannon on the Courthouse grounds. It replaced a late-19th century Columbiad cannon that was removed Oct. 1942 during a WWII scrap metal drive. Inscription reads:
Top letters: "Made in the 10th Year of The Taisho Era."
(Taisho Era is 1912-1926 during the reign of the Emperor Yoshihito.
Converting the dates into a western calendar, the 10th year of the
Taisho era was 1921)
Bottom letters: "Japan Steel Works, Ltd."
Object ID 1980.1.718
Place Baker Co. Courthouse
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Last modified on: December 09, 2017