Pine Hill Lookout Tower
US 1044, RI 6
Henry Isenberg photo

Henry Isenberg photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1044, RI 6 (view other lookouts in United States, Rhode Island)
Date Registered September 3, 2014
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Washington County, Rhode Island
Coordinates N 41° 34.731' W 071° 37.406' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 34' 44" W 071° 37' 24"
N 41.578849° W 071.623426°
Elevation 540 ft (165 m)
Built 1946
Administered by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Description

The original wooden tower at this site was built in 1917. It was replaced with the current 65-foot steel tower in 1946.

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Visit Reports

November 20, 2016: Jack Kelley

Condition

Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? Yes
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? No
Glass intact? Yes
Comments: This tower is in okay condition for its obvious lack of maintenance. Trees are grown up around the legs of the tower, the lower portion of which is encased in vines. The lower stairs have been removed. Every step and landings is grated steel, not wood. It appears that everything on the tower is fine, however.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No

Staffing

Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No

Photos

Photo courtesy of Jack Kelley