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Parry Sound Lookout Tower - OU0A35

 Parry Sound's 96-foot Look-Out tower overlooking Beautiful Georgian Bay

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N 45° 20.362' W 80° 01.661' (WGS84)

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 Location: Canada
 Cache Type: Virtual
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 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 31 October 2016
 Date Created: 31 October 2016
 Last Modified: 02 November 2016
 Waypoint: OU0A35

 


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The Parry Sound Forest Fire District was founded by Ontario's former Department of Lands and Forests (now the MNR) in 1922 as one of 17 districts to help protect Ontario's forests from fire by early detection from fire towers. The headquarters for the district were housed in town. It was the central location for 18 fire tower lookouts, including the Parry Sound fire tower, which was erected in the same location as the modern lookout tower at 17 George Street. In the 1970s all the towers had been decommissioned as aerial fire fighting techniques were employed.

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