Massachusetts Fire Towers
Holyoke Tower

Holyoke Tower circa 1915
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)


Town: Holyoke
County: Hampden
Mountain or Hill: Mount Tom
Height above sea level: 1211 FT
Tower Structure Height: 60 FT
Latitude: 42-14-54
Longitude: 72-38-87
First date of operation: Apr 15, 1914
Type: Top Room



Other Photos



  • This tower was the top room of the old Mount Tom Hotel
  • The state was given permission to use the observation room for fire detection
  • The room was equipped with 18 powerful telescopes


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