New Hampshire Fire Towers
Bear Hill Tower






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Town: Allenstown
County: Merrimack
Mountain or Hill: Bear Hill
Height above sea level: 800 FT
Tower Structure Height: 45 FT
Latitude: 43-07-31
Longitude: 71-22-01
First date of operation: 1939
Operating Agency: NH Forestry Service
Type: Steel Tower

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  • 1939 -1974, razed c. 1983
  • The tower was 45' high, of "standard steel slab" construction. The phone line was placed by a WPA crew. Built in 1939 with National Park Service assistance, it was used until 1980.


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