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Wythe County Shot Tower Tower Backside Top of Tower
Wythe County Shot Tower Tower Backside Top of Tower
Entrance Operation
Entrance Operation

Description

The furnace is in excellent condition, particularly as it sits on State Land and is maintained as a park. The Virigina State Parks have a website for the park. This Jackson History information was obtained from their site.

Last Visit:

History

Start of Operation: 1807

Ended Operation:

Daily Production:

Built By: Thomas Jackson

Stack: 75 feet (150 feet including shaft)

Directions

Take I-77 to Austinville, Virginia, eight miles south of I-81. Follow the signs posted along the freeway. Note that there is a small fee to park/visit the site.

GPS - Unknown

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