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Cannon discovered in Penang’s Fort Cornwallis. Source: Malay Mail, 20190510

via The Star, 10 May 2019: The pair of cannons found in Fort Cornwallis in Penang last year have been restored and are on display.

A pair of 200-year-old cannons dug up from Fort Cornwallis here will be returned to the outpost for public display now that they are fully restored.

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow also proposed opening up sections of the excavation site for public viewing.

“This is an opportunity to open up for the people to see the restored cannons while also being able to observe the excavation and other works done onsite,” he a press conference to announce the completed conservation of the two cannons today.

He said the matter will be handled by the Chief Minister Incorporated as the site owner, and the concession company managing the fort

Source: Penang to show off restored 200-year-old cannons at Fort Cornwallis | Malaysia | Malay Mail

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