Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Eiﬀel Tower
Standing on concrete footers extending sixteen feet below ground, the Eiffel Towers is 331'-6" tall, weighs about 800 tones and is a 1/3 replica of the original. The top observation platform is 275 feet high, and offers a spectacular view of the Virginia countryside.
There are 440 steps from the ground to the elevator motor house.
The tower requires 1,500 gallons of paint.
Tower construction took about 2 years prior to its 1975 opening.
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
Location. 37° 50.408′ N, 77° 26.714′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Click for map. The marker is located within Kings Dominion Theme Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boo Boo's Tree Swings (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Shockwave (about 600 feet away); Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (about 600 feet away); The Shenandoah Lumber Company (about 600 feet away); The Blue Ridge Tollway (about Boulder Bumpers (about 700 feet away); The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wave Swinger (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
Categories. • 20th Century • Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings •
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