Historical Images of Porter County

Fire Tower on Mount Tom
Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: 1917
Source Type: Photograph
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: E. Stillman Bailey
Postmark: Not applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The fire tower on Mount Tom was constructed by the Boy Scouts of Kouts, Porter County, Indiana, around 1915-1917. By 1923, the tower had fallen into serious disrepair according to George A. Brennan's description of it in his book The Wonders of the Dunes.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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