Viola Fire Tower
US 53, DE 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 53, DE 2 (view other lookouts in United States, Delaware)
Date Registered October 15, 1993
Nominated by Robert L. Tjaden, Forestry Administrator, Delaware Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Resource Management
Location Kent County, Delaware
Coordinates N 39° 02.568' W 075° 34.332' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 02' 34" W 075° 34' 20"
N 39.042800° W 075.572200°
Elevation 65 ft (20 m)
Administered by Delaware Division of Forestry
Cooperators Delaware Division of Forestry


Also located in Delaware is the Viola Fire Tower built in 1935. Originally designed as a 100 ft. structure, modifications resulted in a total height of 123 ft. As in all Delaware towers, the roof the the cab was also utilized for observation (the hurricane deck), with access through a trap door in the ceiling. The tower was removed between 2004 and 2006.


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