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New Market Observation Tower

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Title

New Market Observation Tower

Subject

New Market (Va)
World War (1939-1945)

Description

Photograph showing the aircraft observation tower located in New Market Virginia. Such towers were built and staffed by local civil defense groups in order to warn of possible enemy attack and to monitor aircraft over the area. This image appeared in an April 22, 1943 article in the Shenandoah Valley newspaper advertising the dedication of the tower.

Creator

Shenandoah Valley Newspaper (New Market Va)

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

April 22, 1943

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Files

NewMarket Watch TowerSV4-22-1943.jpg

Citation

Shenandoah Valley Newspaper (New Market Va), “New Market Observation Tower,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed October 24, 2017, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11379.

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