• !5-inch Rodman Cannon

    Fort Foote

    Park Maryland

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Did You Know?

A 20 inch Rodman sits at Fort Hancock, part  Gateway National Recreation Area.

The guns at Fort Foote are big, but the biggest smoothbore cannons ever cast can be found one is at Fort Hamilton, NY and the other is across the bay at Fort Hancock, NJ. The 1864-20 inch Rodman weighed 116,497lbs and could fire a 1080lbs shot accurately for 4 miles.