Gaston Firetower
US 955, SC 12

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 955, SC 12 (view other lookouts in United States, South Carolina)
Date Registered January 3, 2013
Nominated by Mike Finch, Jr.
Location Lexington County, South Carolina
Coordinates N 33° 48.852' W 081° 06.155' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 48' 51" W 081° 06' 09"
N 33.814197° W 081.102591°
Elevation 499 ft (152 m)
Built 1936
Administered by South Carolina Forestry Commission
Cooperators Piedmont Region, East Unit


Built around 1936, this 100' Aermotor LS-40 tower with 7'x7' cab is one of three still owned by the SC Forestry Commission in Lexington county. A nearby keeper's house is currently used part time as a law enforcement substation for the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.


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