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Interpreting the Evidence

Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower

  • Historical Era:

    The Great Depression and WW II (1929 - 1945)

  • Thinking Skill:

    Historical Analysis & Interpretation

  • Grade Level:

    Middle School
    High School
    College University

  • Topics:


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  • Regions:

    North Country
    New York State

  • Creator:

    NYS Archives Partnership Trust Education Team

  1. Load Fire Tower, Courtesy: New York State Archives in Main Image Viewer

Suggested Teaching Instructions

Read the Article, View from Hurrican Mountain

Analyze the photograph and answer the questions that follow.