Massachusetts Fire Towers
Holbrook Tower
Massachusetts State Tower #15

Holbrook Tower in 1995
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)


Town: Holbrook
County: Norfolk
Mountain or Hill: Turkey Hill
Height above sea level: 250 FT
Tower Structure Height: 70 FT
Latitude: 42-09-35
Longitude: 70-59-39
First date of operation: Sep 1, 1926
Type: Iron Tower



Other Photos

Holbrook Tower in 1990
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)



  • The original tower was built with a $1,250 contribution from the towns of Avon, Stoughton, Weymouth, Randolph, Abington, and Holbrook.
  • In 1945, two-way radios were installed
  • In 1948, a new tower cab was built
  • At the end of the 1994 fire season, the tower use was discontinued.
  • The tower was removed and scrapped in the fall of 2006


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