Rhode Island Fire Towers
Wickaboxet Hill Tower

Wickaboxet Site in 2005
(photo courtesy Bill Cobb)

Town: West Greenwich
County: Kent
Mountain or Hill: Wickaboxet Hill
Height above sea level: 530'
Tower Structure Height: 60 FT
Latitude: 41-39-02
Longitude: 71-43-55
First date of operation: 1934
Type: International Derrick

Other Photos

Tower Footings in 2005
(photo courtesy Bill Cobb)


  • Erected in 1933 by men of the CCC on Rattlesnake ledge in the Wicaboxett State Land.
  • This tower was removed in 1950 and re-erected on a site (Nooseneck Hill) next to the West Greenwich fire station.


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