Varnville Lookout Tower
US 1005, SC 28
Michael T. Finch, Jr. photo

Michael T. Finch, Jr. photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1005, SC 28 (view other lookouts in United States, South Carolina)
Date Registered March 27, 2014
Nominated by Michael T. Finch, Jr.
Location Hampton County, South Carolina
Coordinates N 32° 52.533' W 081° 02.517' (view using Google Maps)
N 32° 52' 32" W 081° 02' 31"
N 32.875556° W 081.041944°
Elevation 135 ft (41 m)
Built 1936
Administered by South Carolina Forestry Commission


This 100-foot steel tower features a 10'x7'x7' steel cab and was built circa 1936. It appears to be a Bethlehem Steel model. Currently in poor condition, it is currently used to house radio repeaters. The tower has a different style of alidade than seen in most other South Carolina towers.


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