Historic Heartland / Athens

Double Barreled Cannon

City Hall, College and Hancock Sts.
Athens, GA 30601

800-653-0603
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Built at the local foundry in 1863 when an anxious community feared attack by invading Northern armies, this one-of-a-kind weapon is among the most unusual relics preserved from the Civil War. Featured by Ripley's Believe it or Not!

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages