Partlow Lookout
US 1163, VA 29

Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1163, VA 29 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered January 23, 2017
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Lake Anna
Berkeley, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 02.827' W 077° 38.671' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 02' 50" W 077° 38' 40"
N 38.047122° W 077.644518°
Elevation 416 ft (127 m)
Built 1961
Administered by Virginia Department of Forestry


This 110' Aermotor tower with a 7'x7' cab was built in 1961 by 13 locals. The hardest part was the aluminum roof. The tower had been brought from Prince William State Forest where it had been since World War II. This tower was manned by Virginia's first female watchperson, Grace Newton.


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