Hanson Fire Tower
US 611, MA 22

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 611, MA 22 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of Hanson
Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 42° 03.167' W 070° 52.583' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 03' 10" W 070° 52' 35"
N 42.052780° W 070.876390°
Elevation 153 ft (47 m)
Built 1969
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 2


The first tower on this site was a 48' steel structure. Due to rapid tree growth, it was moved in 1920 to Pelham and replaced with a 68' tower. The present Hanson Fire Tower is a 70' steel tower with 10'x10' cab built in 1969 on 150' Bonney Hill near Plymouth, MA.


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