Massachusetts Fire Towers
Hingham Tower

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Town: Hingham
County: Plymouth
Mountain or Hill: Prospect Hill
Height above sea level: 240 FT
Tower Structure Height: 48 FT
Latitude: 42-11-59
Longitude: 70-51-35
First date of operation: Oct 1, 1916
Type: Steel Tower



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  • The tower originally sat on leased land
  • In 1955, the US Army requested that the tower be removed for National Security reasons.
  • The tower was removed in 1955.


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