Blackjack Tower
US 867, AL 45

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 867, AL 45 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered January 18, 2010
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Clay County, Alabama
Coordinates N 33° 10.639' W 085° 41.296' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 10' 38" W 085° 41' 18"
N 33.177312° W 085.688259°
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Built 1949
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission
Cooperators Alabama Forestry Commission


Blackjack Lookout Tower is a 100'Aermotor MC-39 model built on the land of CC Twilley, who also underwrote the cost of the tower. Completed in 1949, the ceremony was attended by more than 600 people, the largest crowd ever at the time for a lookout dedication.


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