Smith-Westervelt Lookout
US 1135, AL 68
Andrew Zerbe photo

Andrew Zerbe photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1135, AL 68 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered May 27, 2016
Nominated by Andrew Zerbe
Location Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Coordinates N 33° 14.220' W 087° 43.998' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 14' 13" W 087° 43' 60"
N 33.237000° W 087.733300°
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)
Built 1940
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission


This 100-foot steel tower was built in circa 1940 to replace a previous wooden tower which burned. The tower was dedicated to Herbert E. Westervelt, founder of Gulf States Paper (now the Westervelt Company), in July 1940.


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