Norwell Fire Tower
US 619, MA 30

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 619, MA 30 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of Norwell
Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 70° 49.316' W 070° 49.316' (view using Google Maps)
N 70° 49' 19" W 070° 49' 19"
N 70.821940° W 070.821940°
Elevation 229 ft (70 m)
Built 1956
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 2


The first fire tower in this area was on Prospect Hill located just to the northeast. It was a 48’ iron tower constructed in 1916. At the request of the Navy, the Bureau of Fire Control constructed Norwell Fire Tower in1956 to replace it. It is a 70’ steel tower with a wooden 10’x10’ cab.


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