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Sparks Shot Tower

The Sparks Shot Tower is a historic shot tower located at 129-131 Carpenter Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to the historic marker near the foot of this tower: First in the nation. Built 1808 by Thomas Sparks and John Bishop to make hunting shot. It symbolized … Continue reading

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