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photo by Ann Spaziano

According to the 1926 Annual Report,all of the observers were given an American flag in the Spring of that year. The observers were to fly the flag from a flag pole attached to the top of the tower. When the observer was finished with his watch,he was to take the flag down.



Marty Podskoch, author of Fire Towers of the Catskills: Their History & Lore, is currently working on a book about the fire towers of the Adirondacks. Anyone with information should contact him at (607) 746-6220 or <>



John P. Freeman,author of Views from on High:Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills,2001,Adirondack Mountain Club;available at