Massachusetts Fire Towers
Billerica Tower

Billerica Tower in 2015
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)


Mountain or Hill: Wyman road
Height above sea level: 280 FT
Tower Structure Height: Unknown
Latitude: Not yet determined
Longitude: Not yet determined
First date of operation: Circa late 1938
Type: Stone




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  • The Billerica fire tower was an existing structure of stone located on the grounds of the Maryknoll / St. Vincent's seminary off Wyman road. It was pressed into service by the state Department of Conservation in 1938 as a fire tower when the Chelmsford tower was destroyed in the huricane of 1938
  • It was used as a fire tower until a new Chelmsford tower could be rebuilt in 1939.

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