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Phoenix Shot Tower Review

The only remaining tower of three of this type that once existed in Baltimore, this brick structure was used to make shot pellets by pouring molten lead from the top. As the drops fell, they formed balls that turned solid in cold water at the bottom. In the summer months the tower may close due to heat.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 801 E. Fayette St., Historic Jonestown, Baltimore, MD, 21202 | Map It
  • Phone: 410/605–2964
  • Hours: Tours, leaving from Carroll Mansion, offered Sat.–Sun. at 4.
  • Location: Inner Harbor-Downtown

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