New Hampshire Fire Towers
Great Hill Tower

Great Hill Tower
(Photo courtesy Iris Baird)


Town: Tamworth
County: Caroll
Mountain or Hill: Great Hill
Height above sea level: 1270 FT
Tower Structure Height: 35'
Latitude: 43-52-5
Longitude: 71-18-01
First date of operation: 1934
Operating Agency: NH Forestry Service
Type: Steel Tower

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  • 1934 -1973, standing.
  • A 35' tower built in 1933 by the CCC, it remained in service until 1974, as part of the trial of aerial detection. It was given to the Town of Tamworth in 1977, and is still in use for various detection and radio communication purposes.


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