One of the four cannons that remain at Fort DeSoto. It was an 1890 12-inch mortar with a range of 6.8 miles. (Photo by Rusty One via Flickr)
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Author: Bob Rountree Bob Rountree is an outdoors travel writer, exploring back roads of the authentic Florida. Co-founder of FloridaRambler.com, Bob contributes to the monthly Florida Rambler column in the South Florida SunSentinel and Orlando Sentinel. His work has also appeared in the Miami Herald, Guardian UK and other publications.
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