Pigeon Roost Tower Site
US 1654, WV 45

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1654, WV 45 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Union, Grant County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 11.146' W 079° 13.044' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 11' 09" W 079° 13' 03"
N 39.185767° W 079.217394°
Elevation 2,887 ft (880 m)
Built circa 1943
Administered by U.S. Forest Service and State of West Virginia

Description

This tower was built circa 1943 using US Army funds to protect portions of Monongahela National Forest used for Army training. It was transferred to the State of West Virginia in 1948.

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