Thursday, May 15, 2008

Cannon Buried Under Dartmouth College Field

Times Argus [Vermont]
15 May 2008

Investigation: Vermont cannon is not beneath Dartmouth field

By Alan J. Keays
Rutland Herald

Police in Hanover, N.H., say a World War I cannon missing for decades from the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington is not under a football field at Dartmouth College. [...]

Since at least December police in Hanover, N.H., have been investigating the cannon mystery, set off when they learned of a man who gave a so-called deathbed confession about a cannon he said he stole from the veterans home in the 1960s and then buried under the field at Dartmouth. [...]

Bennington Banner [VT]
16 May 2008

Missing Bennington cannon case apparently 'solved'

NEAL P. GOSWAMI, Staff Writer

BENNINGTON -- The case of the missing cannon has been solved -- for some. [...]