Oxford Fire Tower
US 620, MA 31

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 620, MA 31 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of Oxford
Worcester County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 42° 06.433' W 071° 48.750' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 06' 26" W 071° 48' 45"
N 42.107220° W 071.812500°
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Built 1939
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 7


Located on the Oxford State Forest, the original Oxford Fire Tower was a 68’ iron tower built in the early 1920s. It was destroyed in the disastrous 1938 hurricane. The current 68’ steel tower with 10’x10’ wooden cab was built in 1939.

As of March 2019, the tower is fenced and posted with No Trespassing signs.


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