New Hampshire Fire Towers
Sam's Hill Tower

Sams Hill Tower
(Photo courtesy Iris Baird)


Town: Charlestown
County: Cheshire
Mountain or Hill:
Sam's Hill
Height above sea level: 1700 FT
Tower Structure Height: 41'
Latitude: 43-13-17
Longitude: 72-23-01
First date of operation: 1939
Operating Agency: NH Forestry Service
Type: Steel Tower

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  • 1939 -c. 1946, rem.
  • Built in 1939 with CCC funds and labor from the NH Forestry Department. It was a 41' steel tower made by International Derrick Co. It was used intermittently until 1945-1946 and then dismantled.


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