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Old Sacramento: The Scientific Testing of a Famous Cannon


Friday, January 28, 2022 - 19:00



Description: The cannon known as Old Sacramento had a colorful and mysterious history before it came to rest as a treasured artifact at the Watkins. In this online event, Dr. Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, Director of the Microscopy and Analytical Imaging Research Resource Core Laboratory, will tell the fascinating story of the University of Kansas team that investigated the cannon’s origins, and detail what they discovered about this famous gun. Experience this live digital event on the Watkins Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Submitted by: Will Haynes Watkins Museum of History

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