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Mount Beacon Fire Tower

Located on the summit of south Beacon Mountain, the southernmost of two peaks that form Mt. Beacon, in the Hudson Highland region.  The south peak is 1,650 feet above sea level.  One of several fire towers erected by New York State to protect state-owned forest lands in the early 20th century.  Listed on the NY State and National Registry for Historic Places and the National Historic Look Out Register.  Parking lot at corner of Wolcott Ave. Rt. 9D & Howland Ave.

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