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Popular Lookout in Park Has Rich HistorynKnown Locally as Sand Mountain

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Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 6:32 pm

Blackburn Park, which sits on a bluff approximately 100 feet above historic Route 66 (Osage Street) in Pacific, became an unexpected tourist destination with the installation of a replica Civil War cannon and battle site marker in October 2010.

Before Zach Myers, a local Boy Scout, put the cannon in place to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout some local residents admitted they had never been to the top of the hill.

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