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Mount Jackson, Virginia: Apple Basket Water Tower

Apple rich region shows its pride with a municipal water tower sphere painted to resemble a basket of apples (otherwise, it's a standard spheroid tank).

Address:
367 Dutch Ln., Mount Jackson, VA
Directions:
East side of I-81 about 1 mi. south of exit 273.
Hours:
Visible from I-81. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Apple Basket Water Tower.

Apple Basket Water Tower

The Apple Basket Water Tower is lit up at dusk.

[Stephen Francia, 05/28/2020]

Apple basket water tower.

Apple Basket Water Tower

The water tower is easily visible from route 81 and is painted to look like a bushel basket of apples. Apparently the town of Mount Jackson recently paid about $250k to have the water tower re-painted.

[Sarah, 03/30/2015]

Apple Basket Water Tower.

Apple Basket Water Tower

The watertower on I-81 is painted like a huge basket of apples! Can be seen from the interstate.

[Jeffere King, 08/01/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Tombstone of a HorseTombstone of a Horse, Mount Jackson, VA - 2 mi.
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In the region:
Love Butt, Charlottesville, VA - 51 mi.

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