Massachusetts Fire Towers
Acushnet Tower
Massachusetts State Tower #12

Acushnet Tower in 1999
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)

Town: Acushnet
County: Bristol
Mountain or Hill: Mendall Hill
Height above sea level: 140 FT
Tower Structure Height: 60 FT
Latitude: 41-42-03
Longitude: 70-53-01
First date of operation: Aug 1, 1918
Type: Aermotor



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  • This is currently an active state tower
  • The original 48 FT tower was erected on one acre of land.
  • In 1937, this tower was removed and re-erected in Georgetown
  • After this move, the present Aermotor tower with its 7 x 7 FT cab was built
  • In 1947, two-way radios were installed
  • In 1965, the old 7 x 7 FT cab was replaced by the current 10 x 10 FT cab
  • In 2003, a new cab was built


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