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West Virginia once hosted more than 70 fire towers. Today, the number is just over a dozen. For more on West Virginia fire towers, follow this link: http://www.firehouse.com/news/10508169/west-virginia-fire-towers-make-unique-tourist-attractions

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The Manns Knob Fire Tower, built during the 1930s, sits at an elevation of 1439 feet. I love the little house that is located beside of the tower. My great-uncle Lloyd Frye once lived here. 12 February 2017.

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U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Reference Mark. For more on these, follow this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._National_Geodetic_Survey

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One view from the tower. 12 February 2017.

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Photo by Mom. 12 February 2017.

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