Manning Knob Tower Site
US 1627, WV 25
Tower site in June 2013

Tower site in June 2013 - courtesy of Brian M. Powell

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1627, WV 25 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered November 27, 2016
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Monongahela National Forest
Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 08.433' W 080° 29.933' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 08' 26" W 080° 29' 56"
N 38.140556° W 080.498889°
Elevation 3,968 ft (1,209 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Located south of Richwood, the Manning Knob tower was located adjacent to the grave of Confederate spy Nancy Hart. The foundations of the tower are now lost in overgrown rhododendron.


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Nancy Hart Memorial

Nancy Hart Memorial - courtesy of Brian M. Powell