Massachusetts Fire Towers
Middleboro Tower
Massachusetts State Tower #7

Tower in 1989
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)


Town: Middleboro
County: Plymouth
Mountain or Hill: Barden Hill
Height above sea level: 150 FT
Tower Structure Height: 68 FT
Latitude: 41-53-21
Longitude: 70-53-24
First date of operation: Mar 11, 1914
Type: Steel Tower




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  • This is currently an active state tower
  • The tower site is on town owned land
  • A half mile of phone line was built to this tower
  • In 1917, stairs were installed to replace the tower's ladder.
  • In 1966, a new 68 FT tower was built.
  • In 1970 guy wires were added


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