Rhode Island Fire Towers
Jenckes Hill Tower

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Town: Lincoln
County: Providence
Mountain or Hill: Jenckes Hill
Height above sea level: 430 FT
Tower Structure Height: 45'
Latitude: 41-54-28
Longitude: 71-27-37
First date of operation: 1936
Type: Steel Tower

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  • This tower was removed circa 1941
  • The tower had a 16x16 cab
  • According to the National Geographic Survey this tower was called the "Lonsdale" tower, had a flat roof that was painted blue.
  • The tower site is in the middle of a new neighborhood, approximately between Countryside and Morgan roads.
  • The last survey of 1968 indicates that the owner of the land stated that the tower would be torn down within 2 years. This is in direct conflict with state records stating the removal was circa 1941


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