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August 12, 1968 - Ft. Henry gets new cannon

Updated: Monday, August 12 2013, 06:26 AM EDT
On this day back in 1968... A ceremony for the arrival of a brand new cannon at Fort Henry.
  
On the fourth of July the year before.. workers there had trouble getting the old cannon to work.
  
They replaced it with a new one... that also had some trouble.

Eventually it did work.

You can still check this out today.. there are tours on the hour every day until 4 p-m.August 12, 1968 - Ft. Henry gets new cannon


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