Rhode Island Fire Towers
Chopmist Hill Tower

Chopmist Hill Tower
in 1990
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)

Town: Scituate
County: Providence
Mountain or Hill: Chopmist Hill
Height above sea level: 730 FT
Tower Structure Height: 80 FT
Latitude: 41-50-50
Longitude: 71-40-24
First date of operation: 1917
Type: Steel Tower

Other Photos

Chopmist Hill inside in 2000
(photo courtesy Josh Nigro)



  • The original tower was build of wood
  • The original tower sat in the Southeast corner of the RI DEM Headwuarters lot.
  • In 1946, the original tower was replaced with a steel tower in the Northwest corner lot.
  • In 1968, the tower was replaced with the current steel tower
  • The tower sits in the Northwest corner of the RI DEM Headquarters lot.
  • This tower still stands in good condition


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