293-year-old Boston Harbor Light cannon recognized as oldest Coast Guard artifact

293-year-old Boston Harbor Light cannon recognized as oldest Coast Guard artifact
BOSTON — In conjunction with the official start of the Boston Harbor Light tourist season, Boston Harbor Light’s keeper received a citation recognizing its fog signal cannon as the oldest artifact in the Coast Guard, Friday. During the ceremony, Keeper Sally Snowman received the citation from Rear Adm. Dan Abel, the 1st Coast Guard District’s new commander, as the island’s first...

293-year-old Boston Harbor Light cannon to be recognized as oldest Coast Guard artifact

293-year-old Boston Harbor Light cannon to be recognized as oldest Coast Guard artifact
BOSTON — The 70th Boston Harbor Light keeper will receive a citation to commemorate the oldest U.S. Coast Guard historic artifact, a fog signal cannon, on Little Brewster Island, Mass., Friday at 2:15 p.m. During the ceremony Sally Snowman will receive a citation commemorating the 293-year-old fog signal cannon presented by Rear Adm. Daniel B. Abel, 1st Coast Guard District commander. The fog cannon...