Canaan Tower Site
US 1648, WV 39
1937 photo

1937 photo - courtesy of National Archives

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1648, WV 39 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Monongahela National Forest
Dry Fork, Tucker County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 05.718' W 079° 26.478' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 05' 43" W 079° 26' 29"
N 39.095305° W 079.441308°
Elevation 3,815 ft (1,163 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

Canaan Fire Tower was abandoned after the construction of Bearden Knob Fire Tower in 1943.

Map

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Photos

1933 photo

1933 photo - courtesy of National Archives

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Site in September 2008

Site in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon