Vineyard Fire Tower
US 627, MA 38

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 627, MA 38 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of West Tisbury
Dukes County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 41° 25.267' W 070° 40.250' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 25' 16" W 070° 40' 15"
N 41.421110° W 070.670830°
Elevation 173 ft (53 m)
Built 1950
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 1


Located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, the original lookout was a 50’ tower built in 1917 and served until 1944. A temporary wooden tower near Edgartown was put into service until the present Vineyard Fire Tower, 68’ with a 10’x10’ wooden cab, was constructed in 1950.


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