Viola Tower Site
US 74, DE 5

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 74, DE 5 (view other lookout sites in United States, Delaware)
Date Registered September 11, 2008
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Kent County, Delaware
Coordinates N 39° 02.568' W 075° 34.332' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 02' 34" W 075° 34' 20"
N 39.042800° W 075.572200°
Elevation 65 ft (20 m)
Administered by Delaware Division of Forestry


Also located in Delaware is the Viola Fire Tower built in 1935. Originally designed as a 100 ft. structure, modifications resulted in a total height of 123 ft. As in all Delaware towers, the roof the the cab was also utilized for observation (the hurricane deck), with access through a trap door in the ceiling. The tower was removed between 2004 and 2006.


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