New Hampshire Fire Towers
Signal Mountain Tower

Signal Mountain Tower
(Photo courtesy Iris Baird)


Town: Millsfield
County: Coos
Mountain or Hill: Signal Mountain
Height above sea level: 2673 FT
Tower Structure Height: 37'
Latitude: 44-45-57
Longitude: 71-13-53
First date of operation: 1911
Operating Agency: NH Forestry Service
Type: Steel Tower

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  • 1911-c 1977, standing.
  • Funded in 1910 by the NH Timberland Owners, with additional funds from the NH Forestry Commission. It was a 30' wood tower. A new tower was built in 1917 , 40' to the floor of the OR. A new 37' steel tower was built in 1934. With repairs it remained in service until 1980.


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