Curry Hollow Tower
US 833, KY 8

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 833, KY 8 (view other lookouts in United States, Kentucky)
Date Registered November 3, 2009
Nominated by Trenton C. Girard
Location Land Between The Lakes NRA
Trigg County, Kentucky
Coordinates N 36° 55.166' W 088° 05.833' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 55' 10" W 088° 05' 50"
N 36.919440° W 088.097220°
Elevation 569 ft (173 m)
Built 1930
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Land Between The Lakes NRA

Description

Located on the Land Between the Lakes NRA, this 80' Aermotor LS-40 tower with a 7'x7' cab and wooden steps is also known as Hematite or Wildland Tower #1. The tower was built by the CCC in the 1930s in what was known as the Kentucky Woodlands Wildlife Refuge. It is one of 13 towers left standing in Kentucky.

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