DeWitt (Dinwiddie) Lookout
US 1164, VA 30

Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds

Lookout Details

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
Coordinates 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)
Built 1930s
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.


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