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Fire Tower Dedication, Ouabache State Park
Start Date: 8/23/2019Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 8/23/2019End Time: 12:30 PM
Event Description:
11:00 am Fire Tower Dedication
Join us as we dedicate our fire tower. Thank you to the Friends of Ouabache for their work to bring the fire tower back into climbing condition, and creating a plaza and walkway for it. Enjoy refreshments and climb the tower after the dedication.

12:30 pm Pictures and S'mores with Smokey Bear
Fire towers were once used to assist a "fire lookout" in searching for wildfires. Remember that only you can prevent forest fires. Come meet Smokey Bear and get you picture taken with him too.

1:00 pm Fire Tower History
Are fire towers making a comeback? Some states are adding fire towers back into their fire prevention plans. Hear about the historic use of fire towers and how it differs from modern fire spotting techniques.
Location Information:
Ouabache State Park  (View Map)
4930 E. State Road 201
Bluffton, IN 46714
Wells
Phone: (260) 824-0926
Contact Information:
Name: Alyssa Heath
Phone: (260) 824-0926
Email: AHeath@drn.IN.gov
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