Sandwich Fire Tower
US 623, MA 34

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 623, MA 34 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Shawme-Crowell State Forest
Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 41° 40.667' W 070° 25.700' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 40' 40" W 070° 25' 42"
N 41.677780° W 070.428330°
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Built 1966
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 1


Located on the Shawme-Crowell State Forest, the first Sandwich Fire Tower was constructed by the CCC in 1934. It was a 60’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ steel cab. In 1966 it was replaced with the present 75’ steel tower with 10’x10’ wooden cab Telegraph Hill.


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