New Hampshire Fire Towers
Mount Pawtuckaway Tower

Mount Pawtuckaway Tower in 2005
(Photo courtesy Iris Baird)


Town: Nottingham
County: Rockingham
Mountain or Hill: Mount Pawtuckaway
Height above sea level: 908 FT
Tower Structure Height: Unknown
Latitude: 43-07-24
Longitude: 71-11-84
First date of operation: 1913
Operating Agency: NH Forestry Service
Type: Steel Tower

Other Photos

Mount Pawtuckaway Tower in 1913
(Photo courtesy Jack Kelley)


  • 1913 - present (South Mountain)
  • The 1913 steel tower, equipped by the NH Timberland Owners Association was the first steel tower in the state. It was repaired several times, and a new cab added in 1976, raising the tower ten feet. It remains in service.


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