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Fire Our Civil War Cannon!


Time: 10 a.m.

Price: $50/ACHS members; $70/General Admission


Adams County Historical Society
625 Biglerville Rd
Gettysburg, PA

Have you ever fired a cannon? Now is your chance! On Monday, July 1st you can take part in the firing of our reproduction 10-pounder Parrot rifle. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to join our trained cannon crew and pull the lanyard (rope) to fire a blank (black powder) round.

The cannon will be fired once every 10 minutes from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., so please book a specific ticket “appointment” by clicking below. Please be sure to select “other times” to show all available slots.

Important note: All participants will be required to sign a waiver of liability prior to firing the cannon. In order to fire the cannon you must be at least 13 years old and children ages 13-17 must have a parent or guardian present to sign the waiver. Although not required, ear plugs and safety glasses will be provided at no additional expense.

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