Wausau Lookout Tower
US 432, MS 2

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 432, MS 2 (view other lookouts in United States, Mississippi)
Date Registered September 15, 2002
Nominated by Maria L. Schleidt, District Archaeologist, Chickasawhay RD
Location De Soto National Forest
Wayne County, Mississippi
Coordinates N 31° 31.799' W 088° 53.541' (view using Google Maps)
N 31° 31' 48" W 088° 53' 32"
N 31.529980° W 088.892350°
Elevation 306 ft (93 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Chickasawhay Ranger District


Built in 1934 by Company 231 stationed at Camp F-4, this tower served as the central tower for the Chickasawhay Ranger District, De Soto National Forest until 1989. The 100' Aermotor tower with 7' x 7' cab is part of the historic Wausau Work Center and the only remaining lookout on the district.


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