Kings Mountain Lookout Site
US 873, OR 240

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 873, OR 240 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered March 24, 2011
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Southwest Oregon
Josephine County, Oregon
Coordinates N 42° 41.504' W 123° 13.838' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 41' 30" W 123° 13' 50"
N 42.691740° W 123.230630°
Elevation 5,265 ft (1,605 m)
Administered by Southwest Oregon FPA

Description

The first lookout on this site was a 50' pole platform with camp built in 1931. In 1936, this was replaced with a 50' live-in tower, which in turn was replaced in 1953 with a 40' live-in tower. The lookout was removed in 1972.

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