Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds
|Registry Numbers||US 1164, VA 30 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)|
|Date Registered||January 23, 2017|
|Nominated by||Kristin Reynolds|
|Location||Dinwiddie County, Virginia|
N 37° 02.522' W 077° 38.389' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 02' 31" W 077° 38' 23"
N 37.042031° W 077.639812°
|Elevation||302 ft (92 m)|
|Administered by||Virginia Department of Forestry|
Like its sister tower, Crafton Gate, this 110' Aermotor tower was built with the dual-purpose of being a fire lookout as well as being used to oversee the forest for local lumberyards. Later, it was manned on an as needed basis because of its proximity to Fort Pickett.