Hematite Fire 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
Lyon 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


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 Curry Hollow or Wildland Tower #1.

The tower was built by the CCC in the 1930s in what was known as the Kentucky Woodlands Wildlife Refuge.


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