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folio iconPalmer, Earl. Appalachian Photograph Collection. Ms89-025 : Palmer Collection part 1
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URN Unique identifier for this image record.
ep360
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Title Jackson's Ferry Shot Tower
creator Earl Palmer
role Photographer
Subject
  • Appalachian Region - History
  • Virginia
  • ammunition
  • firearms
owner dla
copyright DLA
conditions of use These resources and materials are not in the public domain and copyright is largely held by the Digital Library and Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
work type Photograph
work date 20th century
material Black & White
repository Digital Library and Archives (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
repository place Blacksburg, Virginia
related work Ms89-025
notes This shot tower, located in Austinville, VA is in the Shot Tower and New River Trail State Park. It was built by Thomas Jackson, an English immigrant in 1807. The small, spherical lead shot was used by frontier settlers. The shot tower is an ASME Mechanical Engineering Landmark.
source Earl Palmer Collection
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