Mount Washington Fire Tower
US 431, MA 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 431, MA 2 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered August 28, 2002
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Mount Everett State Reservation
Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 42° 06.116' W 073° 25.967' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 06' 07" W 073° 25' 58"
N 42.101940° W 073.432780°
Elevation 2,594 ft (791 m)
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 12

Description

The first lookout on this site was a 38' tower with 10' x 10' cab erected in 1915. It was rebuilt in 1945 and a new 40' tower constructed in 1970. This detection site covers southwest Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut and New York.

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