Massachusetts Fire Towers
Falmouth Tower
Massachusetts State Tower #4

Falmouth Tower
(Photo coutesy Bob Spear)


Town: Falmouth
County: Barnstable
Mountain or Hill: Howlands Park Hill
Height above sea level: 192 FT
Tower Structure Height: 68 FT
Latitude: 41-35-43
Longitude: 70-20-08
First date of operation: Oct 12, 1914
Type: Steel Tower




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  • This is currently an active state tower
  • This tower sits on land donated to the town by Mr. Howland.
  • A one mile phone line was built to this tower
  • Electric power and two-way radios were brought to the tower in 1937.
  • The tower was replaced in 1946 with the old tower from Marthas Vinyard.


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