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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The White Mountains: Mt. Kearsarge North Fire Tower - Conway, overlooking the White Mountain National Forest

Mt. Kearsarge North’s historic fire tower – the last standing in the White Mountain National Forest – provides a panoramic view of the “Switzerland of America.”

Listed on the National Historic Lookout Registry, 1991

NH Division of Historical Resources photo


  1. What a beautiful image! I hope to have an opportunity to visit one day.

  2. To learn more about the Kearsarge North tower and the other federal and state fire towers in New Hampshire, visit and, and their links.

    Go to for Library of Congress photos of forest fire lookout Barbara Mortensen working at the federal Pine Mountain fire tower in Gorham NH in 1943.

    For a personal living history experience, guests can stay overnight in the Watchman’s Cabin on the summit of Magalloway Mountain in Pittsburg. Find out more at