Connecticut Fire Towers
Mohawk MountainTower

Mohawk Mountain in 2001
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)

Town: Cornwall
County: Litchfield
Mountain or Hill: Mohawk Mountain
Height above sea level: 1683 FT
Tower Structure Height: 66 FT
Latitude: 41-49-28
Longitude: 73-17-82
First date of operation: 1922
Type: Unknown


Other Photos

Mohawk Mountain in 1955
(photo courtesy Josephine Vail)



  • The tower still stands, but is not accessable
  • In 1922, the first tower is built of logs
  • The tower was last staffed in 1985 and was the last tower operated in Connecticut
  • The current tower is the 4th at this location


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