Monjeau Lookout

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Monjeau Lookout
Monjeau Lookout - Photo by USDA Forest Service.jpg
Photo by USDA Forest Service - 1950.
Monjeau Lookout is located in New Mexico
Monjeau Lookout
Monjeau Lookout is located in the US
Monjeau Lookout
Nearest city Villa Madonna, New Mexico
Coordinates 33°25′51″N 105°43′53″W / 33.43083°N 105.73139°W / 33.43083; -105.73139Coordinates: 33°25′51″N 105°43′53″W / 33.43083°N 105.73139°W / 33.43083; -105.73139
Area less than one acre
Built 1940 (1940)
Built by Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural style Rustic style
MPS National Forest Fire Lookouts in the Southwestern Region TR
NRHP Reference # 87002483[1]
NMSRCP # 1445
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 27, 1988
Designated NMSRCP March 4, 1988

Monjeau Lookout was completed in 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps to serve as a fire lookout tower within Lincoln National Forest, New Mexico, United States, and remains in active use as a destination for forest visitors. The structure is a 14’ x 14’ native stone tower which contains living quarters, and is topped with a 7’x7’ metal-frame cab.[2]

The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places,[1] as well as the New Mexico State Register of Cultural Places.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Monjeau Lookout". Retrieved 2010-04-06. 
  3. ^ "New Deal Properties Listed in the State Register of Cultural Properties" (pdf). Retrieved 2010-04-06.