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The Salisbury Cannon Museum

The Salisbury - Lakeville area of Northwestern Connecticut had a significant historic role as a principal cannon producer during the American Revolution.

About the Salisbury Cannon Museum
The museum is located next to the historic site of Connecticut's first iron blast furnace that was originally built by Ethan Allen and Samuel Forbes in 1762. The museum is owned and operated by the non-profit Salisbury Association, Inc., and is located in the carriage house of the Holley-Williams House Museum in the center of Lakeville, CT.
The Salisbury Cannon Museum is currently unavailable for visits or tours. Please visit this website in the future for updated hours / availability.
Artist's recreation of Revolutionary War cannon furnace in Lakeville, showing how iron ore was melted and cast into cannons to defend Connecticut against British attack.