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Shawnee Tower, 500 feet north of juncture of Township Roads 222 &, Murray City, Hocking County, OH



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B&W Photos

HB978498
BWPhotos 353461

HB978499
BWPhotos 353462

HB978500
BWPhotos 353463

HB978501
BWPhotos 353464

HB978502
BWPhotos 353465

HB978503
BWPhotos 353466

HB978504
BWPhotos 353467

HB978505
BWPhotos 353468


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Location
500 feet north of juncture of Township Roads 222 &, Murray City vicinity, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-115
Significance: It is an unusually well-preserved example of a type of structure that played a vital role in fire prevention efforts in national forests from the 1930s up to the 1970s. The tower was constructed in 1937 by enrollees in the CCC, and emergency relief program that operated from 1933-1942. The tower and its story is typical of CCC operations, but unique to the Wayne National Forest. The tower is highly significant as the only surviving representative of four similar structures built in the forest from 1937-40...

Subjects
Fire Towers


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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