Massachusetts Fire Towers
Tisbury Tower

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Town: Tisbury
County: Dukes
Mountain or Hill: Great Plain
Height above sea level: 100 FT
Tower Structure Height: 48 FT
Latitude: 41-25-00
Longitude: 70-37-03
First date of operation: Oct 1, 1917
Type: Unknown



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  • The original location of this tower is unknown
  • In 1916, fifteen acres was purchased and this 48 FT tower was built
  • One mile of phone line was constructued to reach this tower
  • In 1930, a new 68 FT tower was built and dismantled in 1944.
  • After being dismantled, the tower was brought to Falmouth where it was erected


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