Massachusetts Fire Towers
Franklin Tower

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Town: Franklin
County: Norfolk
Mountain or Hill: Top of Central FD
Height above sea level: 280 FT
Tower Structure Height: 40 FT
Latitude: 42-05-50
Longitude: 71-25-86
First date of operation: 1929
Type: Top Room



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  • Was in the top room of the central fire station
  • This was for municipal use
  • Usage of this facility ended in 1960
  • Facility was used primarily when there was extreme Forest Fire danger
  • This lookout was removed when the old building was torn down in 2008.


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