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Phillipston Fire Tower

US 621, Massachusetts 32

Town of Phillipston
Worcester County, Massachusetts

Elevation:  1348'
Coordinates:   N42 32 40 W72 10 19
Administrative Unit:  Mass. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation
Cooperators:  Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 8

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The first Phillipston Fire Tower was a 68 iron tower opened in 1928 on land owned by the Harvard University forestry program. It too fell a casualty of the 1938 hurricane. A temporary wood tower was erected while the present 68 steel tower with 10x10 wooden cab was constructed in 1939.

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