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Cannonball excavated at Fort Haldimand

Object Number: 
INV.5940.210
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
overall: in.
Description: 
Iron cannonball.
Gallery Label: 
This cannonball was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse deposit at Fort Haldimand, a British fort on Carleton Island in the St. Lawrence River at Cape Vincent, New York. Built in 1779, the fort commanded passage of the river and was retained by the British until its destruction by American forces in 1812.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group