Washington Tower Site
US 56, RI 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 56, RI 3 (view other lookout sites in United States, Rhode Island)
Date Registered September 8, 2008
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Unnamed Knoll
Providence County, Rhode Island
Coordinates N 41° 55.380' W 071° 45.180' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 55' 23" W 071° 45' 11"
N 41.923000° W 071.753000°
Elevation 647 ft (197 m)


This 65' steel tower was built inside the George Washington State Forest on an unnamed knoll and was first operated in 1934. The tower site was at the top of the knoll at the end of the old entrance road to the park. This tower was moved to the Escoheag site in 1938.


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