Shot Tower Historical State Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shot Tower State Park, Virginia, USA
ShottowerWW.jpg
Shot Tower Historical State Park
Map showing the location of Shot Tower State Park, Virginia, USA
Map showing the location of Shot Tower State Park, Virginia, USA
Map showing the location of Shot Tower State Park, Virginia, USA
Map showing the location of Shot Tower State Park, Virginia, USA
Location of Shot Tower State Park
Location 176 Orphanage Dr., Max Meadows, VA 24360
Coordinates 36°53′4″N 80°51′11″W / 36.88444°N 80.85306°W / 36.88444; -80.85306Coordinates: 36°53′4″N 80°51′11″W / 36.88444°N 80.85306°W / 36.88444; -80.85306
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Governing body Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Shot Tower Historical State Park is a state park located near the town of Austinville, Virginia. Its centerpiece is the Jackson Ferry Shot Tower, located along the New River, which was for many years used for the creation of ammunition. The tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]