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Shot Tower, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1981-1985

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Alternate title:9 North Front Street and Shot Tower, Baltimore, Maryland
Summary:Shot Tower, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1981-1985. Caption reads: "Built ca. 1794, the house was restored by and is the headquarters of the Women's Civic League. It was the home of Thorowgood Smith, Baltimore's second Mayor and is listed by the National Register of Historic Places. The Shot Tower, built in 1826, 246 feet high, is the last remaining structure of its kind. Behind it is the Main Post Office." The Shot Tower was originally used to make bullets. Postmark date: January 26, 1985; Postcard number: 167278; Message included.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Traub Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Towers
Ordnance industry
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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