Massachusetts Fire Towers
Lynn Tower

(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)


Town: Lynn
County: Essex
Mountain or Hill: Burill Hill
Height above sea level: 284 FT
Tower Structure Height: 70 FT
Latitude: 42-29-42
Longitude: 70-59-13
First date of operation: Sep 1, 1926
Type: Iron Tower



Other Photos



  • At the request of the city, the first tower is erected here in the Lynn Woods Park
  • Construction of the tower, phone and power lines were all paid for by the city of Lynn
  • As part of the agreement, the state will staff the tower as part of the forest fire detection system


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