Cannon Gateway located in the North Carolina History Center

Cannon Gateway

The Cannon Gateway honors the philanthropy of Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Ruth Coltrane Cannon.  Ruth Cannon is known for her distinguished work in historical research, preservation and restoration, and was instrumental in organizing the reconstruction of Tryon Palace, and raising funds for the Palace gardens.  The Cannon Foundation, founded by her husband Charles A. Cannon, continues their philanthropic legacy today. The Cannon family and Cannon Foundation continue to generously support Tryon Palace.