|Cannon backfires at Fort McHenry in Baltimore|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BALTIMORE — In late-breaking news from the 19th century, there’s been a cannon recall.
The National Park Service said in a release that an iron reproduction historic cannon exploded during a celebratory firing Sept. 16 at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, launching a 100-pound mound of metal on the cannon’s rear more than 300 feet afield and sending some other debris even further.
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