Paddy Knob Tower Site
US 1653, WV 44
1935 photo

1935 photo - courtesy of National Archives

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1653, WV 44 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Monongahela National Forest
Huntersville, Pocahontas County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 15.954' W 079° 47.755' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 15' 57" W 079° 47' 45"
N 38.265901° W 079.795922°
Elevation 4,479 ft (1,365 m)
Built 1934
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

This 40-foot steel tower along the West Virginia/Virginia border was built in 1934 by CCC labor. It featured a 14'x14' cab. It was last staffed in 1967.

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