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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856)

Arsenal Park

 
 
Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) Marker
Inscription.  
This was the last of the four arsenal towers to be built. In the original plans, this tower was to be the guard and prison rooms.
 
Erected by Museum of the Cape Fear.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMilitary.
 
Location. 35° 3.194′ N, 78° 53.665′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker and tower base are in Arsenal Park, between Arsenal Avenue and Branson Street, to the immediate west of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway (U.S. 401). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gun Carriage and Turning Shop (1842 - 1849) (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (within shouting distance of this marker); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Arsenal (about 400 feet away); The "Ghost" Tower (about
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500 feet away); Fayetteville Arsenal (about 500 feet away); North Carolina (about 500 feet away); Arsenal Stones (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  Fayetteville Arsenal. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) and Marker
Arsenal Engraving image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
3. Arsenal Engraving
Southwest Tower at top left-center of engraving.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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