Issaqueena Tower
US 671, SC 4

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 671, SC 4 (view other lookouts in United States, South Carolina)
Date Registered July 27, 2006
Nominated by S. Knight Cox
Location Clemson Experimental Forest
Pickens County, South Carolina
Coordinates N 34° 44.519' W 082° 50.319' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 44' 31" W 082° 50' 19"
N 34.741980° W 082.838650°
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Built 1938
Administered by Clemson University
Cooperators Clemson Experimental Forest


The Issaqueena Fire Tower and extensive ground facilities were considered a local attraction as an example of modern rural living for the 1930s, including the first electricity in the area. The 100’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab was built in 1938 by the CCC and WPA. It is located on the Clemson Experimental Forest.


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