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Gettysburg National Tower, Observation Tower
Code Number:
COPV02P03_17
Title:
Gettysburg National Tower, Observation Tower
This tower was a privately owned, 94 meter (307-foot) observation tower that stood overlooking the historic battlefield at Gettysburg. Because of controversial opposition the structure was demolished in 2000.

Status: Demolished
Built: 1972Ð1974
Opening: July 29, 1974
Demolished: July 3, 2000
Use: Tourist attraction
Height: Antenna or spire: 120 meters (393 feet), Top floor: 94 meters (307 feet)
Floors: 4
Elevators: 2
Cost: $2.5 million USD
Developer Thomas R. Ottenstein
Keywords:
Gettysburg National Military Park, Historical Civil War Battlefield, History, Army, Armies, Pennsylvania, Architecture, Travel, Scenics, Structure, American, USA, History

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