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<br />~{l~~l~~o( <br /> <br /> <br />ION <br />PARTMENT'S <br />CANNON FROM <br />ST ACRES PARK <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION <br />RESOLUTION NO. 95-07 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD HISTORIC PRESERV <br />COMMISSION, SUPPORTING THE PARKS AND RECREATION <br />EFFORTS TO OBTAIN A DEMILITARIZED MEMORIAL <br />LETTERKENNY, PENNSYLVANIA FOR PLACEMENT IN FO <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the establishment of the Fort Raymond <br />Townsite during World War II significantly impacted the co <br /> <br /> <br />~y Post outside the Original <br />unity of Seward; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, when Fort Raymond was dismantle ill March, 1944, numerous structures <br />were relocated and converted for other uses and many 0 these historic structures continue to exist <br />today; and <br /> <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward has pI ed a memorial commemorating Fort Raymond <br />in Forest Acres Park; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward quested and received a donation of a military display <br />piece for the memorial at Forest Acre ark and the Parks and Recreation Department paid the <br />initial fees to package and crate the annon; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a demili rized Howitzer 155mm cannon gun has been reserved at <br />Letterkenny, Chambersburg, ennsylvania awaiting our receipt; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the ost of shipping the cannon to Seward, Alaska is out of reach for the City <br />Parks and Recreation epartment's budget, and City staff has attempted to gain support for this <br />project through poli 'cal offices requesting military shipping. <br /> <br />NOW, HEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Historic Preservation <br />Commission at: <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />cti n 1. The Seward Historic Preservation Commission supports the Parks and <br />Recre Ion Department's efforts to obtain a demilitarized cannon from Letterkenny, Pennsylvania <br />acement in Forest Acres Park. <br /> <br />Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />