Chickatawbut Observation Tower

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Chickatawbut Observation Tower
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Chickatawbut Observation Tower is located in Massachusetts
Chickatawbut Observation Tower
Chickatawbut Observation Tower is located in the US
Chickatawbut Observation Tower
Location Chickatawbut Rd., Quincy, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°13′30.2″N 71°3′38.5″W / 42.225056°N 71.060694°W / 42.225056; -71.060694Coordinates: 42°13′30.2″N 71°3′38.5″W / 42.225056°N 71.060694°W / 42.225056; -71.060694
MPS Blue Hills and Neponset River Reservations MRA
NRHP Reference #

80000652

[1]
Added to NRHP September 25, 1980
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The Chickatawbut Observation Tower is a historic tower on Chickatawbut Road in Quincy, Massachusetts, in the Blue Hill Reservation, a Massachusetts state park.

Unlike Great Blue Hill Observation Tower, a similar tower at the opposite end of the reservation, Chickatawbut tower is not open to the public. The tower was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.[2] It is named for Chickatawbut, who was a 17th-century sachem of the Wampanoag Indian tribe.

The tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Great Blue Hill Self Guided Trail Brochure" (PDF). Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. 2009-10-28.