Massachusetts Fire Towers
Dighton Tower

Dighton Tower in 1913
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)

Town: Dighton
County: Britstol
Mountain or Hill: Richmond Hill
Height above sea level: 198 FT
Tower Structure Height: 38 FT
Latitude: 41-48-47
Longitude: 71-07-71
First date of operation: Aug 1, 1912
Type: Steel Tower w/ladder



Other Photos



  • Tower was staffed until 1915 when it was discontinued in September of that year
  • Tower had an 8 x 8 foot cab
  • One quarter mile of phone line was laid to this tower
  • The landowner during the tower use is unknown
  • Tower was moved to Rehoboth in 1915


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