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Shot Tower Historical Site/Foster Falls/New RiverTrail State Park
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Posted By: lukulele, 08-11-2016, 07:20 PM

A true shot tower for making buckshot and bullets on the edge of the New River and the 57 mile long abandoned N&W rails to trail route. Just a mile north on the trail is Foster Falls where the old mining company hotel is in the midst of interior and exterior renovation. The old Jackson ferry is now a real bridge and the old furnace sits across the former rail bed from the hotel.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Ferry_Shot_Tower

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