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Hemlock Butte Lookout is the answer for Week 397 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.

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Monday: Developed in 1921

Tuesday: At elevation 6,053 feet

Wednesday: Eight miles east of Pierce

Hemlock Butte Lookout was developed in 1921 with a cupola cabin and 50-foot pole tower. It was replaced with a 50-foot pole tower and L-4 cab in 1934. The present 53-foot treated timber tower with L-4 cab was built in 1954. The lookout is staffed in the summer.

It is located eight miles east of Pierce at elevation 6,053 feet.

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What do you know about earlier use of the area for fire lookout prior to structures being builts?

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