Pleasant Shade Fire Tower
US 195, VA 5

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 195, VA 5 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered December 30, 1996
Nominated by John M. Carroll, Regional Forester; & Laurence W. Mikkelson
Location Brunswick County, Virginia
Coordinates N 36° 45.673' W 077° 39.759' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 45' 40" W 077° 39' 46"
N 36.761210° W 077.662651°
Elevation 348 ft (106 m)
Administered by Virginia Department of Forestry
Cooperators Virginia Department of Forestry


Located near Pleasant Shade in Brunswick County, Virginia, Pleasant Shade Fire Tower was first erected in 1933. This tower is constructed of galvanized steel and has a 7’x7’ cab. Manufactured by Aermotor Co., the tower is 100' tall. The tower is still operational during periods of high fire danger to support aerial detection.


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