The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower (HMEF4)

Location: Doswell, VA 23047 Hanover County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 50.408', W 77° 26.714'

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Opened May, 1975
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.

Fun Fact
Tower construction took about 2 years prior to its 1975 opening.
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HM NumberHMEF4
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByKings Dominion
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284833 N 4190895
Decimal Degrees37.84013333, -77.44523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.408', W 77° 26.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 24.48" N, 77° 26' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell VA 23047, US
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