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FE297 Jackson Ferry Shot Tower

FILES

FE297 Jackson Ferry Shot Tower.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

FE297 Jackson Ferry Shot Tower

Description

Jackson Ferry Shot Tower in Wythe County. The tower is 75 feet tall and was used for manufacturing lead shot. Construction began shortly after the American Revolution and was completed in 1802. The shot tower is now Shot Tower State Park.

Creator

George C. Davis Photography

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

unknown

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Photograph

Type

Still Image

Identifier

FE297

Citation

George C. Davis Photography, “FE297 Jackson Ferry Shot Tower,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed October 20, 2019, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/FE297.