Massachusetts Fire Towers
Rehoboth Tower

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Town: Rehoboth
County: Bristol
Mountain or Hill: Great Meadow Hill
Height above sea level: 264 FT
Tower Structure Height: 50 FT
Latitude: 41-52-77
Longitude: 71-13-05
First date of operation: Apr 1, 1916
Type: Steel Tower



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  • This tower was moved here from Dighton.
  • After the move, a 12 foot extention was added along with the replacement of the old ladder with spiral stairs
  • The tower resided on private land with the owners permission until 1922 when the land was officially purchased
  • In 1931, a new 68 FT tower was built to replace the older one
  • in 1946, a new cab was built along with the addition of 2-way radios
  • In 1955, the US Army ordered the tower removed for National Security reasons.
  • The tower was removed in June 1955 and moved 3 miles south to Long Hill.



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