Kennedy Hill Fire Tower
US 859, AL 38

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 859, AL 38 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered January 7, 2009
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Barbour County, Alabama
Coordinates N 31° 56.516' W 085° 27.079' (view using Google Maps)
N 31° 56' 31" W 085° 27' 05"
N 31.941930° W 085.451320°
Elevation 680 ft (207 m)
Built 1941
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission
Cooperators Alabama Forestry Commission


In 1940 the Barbour County Board of Revenue requested the AFC to establish better fire tower coverage. In response, the AFC built this 100' Aermotor MC-39 steel tower with 7'x7' cab in 1941. By 1944, four fire towers were operating the county, completing the planned system.


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