Smyrna Tower Site
US 73, DE 4

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 73, DE 4 (view other lookout sites in United States, Delaware)
Date Registered September 11, 2008
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location New Castle County, Delaware
Coordinates N 39° 19.307' W 075° 37.252' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 19' 18" W 075° 37' 15"
N 39.321785° W 075.620863°
Elevation 53 ft (16 m)
Administered by Delaware Division of Forestry


Smyrna Fire Tower is last of the very tall (130 ft.) towers that once dotted the mid-Atlantic states. Located along divided highway US 13 adjacent to a State Visitor Center, the tower was built by the Delaware Forest Service in 1941. The tower was sold and moved in Aug 2004.


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