Brogdon Hill (Gordon) Lookout
US 1238, GA 22

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1238, GA 22 (view other lookouts in United States, Georgia)
Date Registered August 28, 2017
Nominated by Justin Peel
Location Gordon County, Georgia
Coordinates N 34° 32.525' W 084° 55.673' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 32' 32" W 084° 55' 40"
N 34.542090° W 084.927890°
Elevation 897 ft (273 m)
Administered by Georgia Forestry Commission


This lookout is believed to have been built in the 1940s. It protects Calhoun and the surrounding area.


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Visit Reports

May 28, 2018: Victoria Oliver


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Not Applicable
Condition of wood OK? No
Stairs OK? No
Glass intact? No
Good condition? No
Comments: The tower is still standing, but is surrounded by junked vehicles, overgrown with poison ivy; and the cab has been completely removed.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No
Comments: There are nearby electronic towers, but nothing is attached to the lookout tower frame.
Other enroachments? There are junked cars, boats, and a nearby home that is derelict and almost looks abandoned. Not sure if this is on public or private property?? The steps are completely overgrown with huge poison ivy vines.

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? Unsure


Photo courtesy of Victoria Oliver