Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce - Event Information


Event Name:Fourth Annual Lighting of the Fire Towers
Event Type(s):Andes
New Kingston
Margaretville
Roxbury
Arkville
Halcottsville
Fleischmanns
Pine Hill
Big Indian
Highmount
Stamford
Bovina
Delhi
Denver
Phoenicia
Mt Tremper
Shokan
West Hurley
Claryville
Ashokan
Olive
Description:

The Fourth Annual Light Up the Night Event!!!

 

On Saturday night September 2nd, we invite everyone to find a place with a view of your favorite fire tower on the horizon for our 4th annual Lighting of the Fire Towers Event! This event is meant to showcase the history of the five Catskill fire towers and some of our other friends around the state. Find an area in your neighborhood where you have a view of one of the fire towers. From 9:00pm to 9:30pm, look up to see the cabs lit up. Remember that these towers were watching faithfully like beacons over your property for years to help prevent forest fires. The men and women who were in those cabs were there to protect your property from forest fires by providing fire fighters with an early detection and reporting system that was amazingly accurate. If you are lucky, your area may have been covered by more than one tower! For additional information about possible viewing areas near you, please refer to the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development website: http://catskillcenter.org/events/.

Event Date:09-02-17
Event Time:09:00 PM - 09:30 PM Eastern
Location:Various
Contact Person:Laurie Rankin
(phone: 845-926-2182)
Details:

The Fourth Annual Light Up the Night Event!!!

 

On Saturday night September 2nd, we invite everyone to find a place with a view of your favorite fire tower on the horizon for our 4th annual Lighting of the Fire Towers Event! This event is meant to showcase the history of the five Catskill fire towers and some of our other friends around the state. Find an area in your neighborhood where you have a view of one of the fire towers. From 9:00pm to 9:30pm, look up to see the cabs lit up. Remember that these towers were watching faithfully like beacons over your property for years to help prevent forest fires. The men and women who were in those cabs were there to protect your property from forest fires by providing fire fighters with an early detection and reporting system that was amazingly accurate. If you are lucky, your area may have been covered by more than one tower! For additional information about possible viewing areas near you, please refer to the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development website: http://catskillcenter.org/events/.

Links:http://catskillcenter.org
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09-02-17
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Catskill Fire Tower Project
Catskill Center Description of the 5 Fire Towers that have been restored and open with the support of volunteers.