Kaboom, Mail's Here! - Pememberton, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 40° 00.565 W 074° 41.775
18T E 525924 N 4428846
Quick Description: Home-made cannon accepts mail. Be careful! Located @ 296 Arney's Mt. Road in Burlington County. This is a very rural area with roadside/mud parking.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2009 7:31:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM7NQ5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member The_Draglings
Views: 16

Long Description:

Someone went to a lot of trouble to manufacture this home-made mailbox. First it is leveled off and elevated by a stone lift with mortar. It resembles the 130 year old sandstone wall across the street at the historic NRHP Quaker Meetinghouse, Arney's Mount.

Next, an old cannon or one fabricated to resemble one was set up and surrounded by a wooden casing was added. It resembles a caisson except it has four wheels. Usually a caisson is a two-wheeled cart which carries ammunition. Finally, a group of cannon balls was added and sits to the rear of the mailbox. The business end of the cannon is where you place and receive mail. A U.S. Army decal adorns the lid or door.

Date of visit: 11/8/2009

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Just go out there and take some more pictures ;-)
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