Brunswick County North Carolina Division of Forest Resources
1929: A 100-foot steel tower was erected 4 miles south of Bolivia. (Department of Conservation and Development - 3rd Biennial Report 1928-30)
1929: A 100-foot Aermotor LS-40 tower.
September 22, 1936: A 30 x 36 foot five room dwelling was completed by members of CCC camp P-62 at the Bolivia lookout site. (Department of Conservation and Development - 7th Biennial Report 1938)
November 2005: Staffing of the tower was discontinued.
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - BOLIVIA FIRE TOWER PID - EB2126 STATE/COUNTY- NC/BRUNSWICK COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - BOLIVIA (1990)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1942 (RAE) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS A FOUR-LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE ABOUT 110 FEET HIGH, 127.5 FEET N OF THE CENTER LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 17, 66.5 FEET SW OF THE SW CORNER OF THE FOREST RANGER HOUSE. THE TOP OF THE TOWER HAS AN ENCLOSED METAL CAB. THE APEX OF THE ROOF WAS THE POINT OBSERVED.
TO REACH THE FIRE TOWER FROM THE BOLIVIA POST OFFICE, GO SW ON U.S. HIGHWAY 17 FOR 4.2 MILES TO THE TOWER ON THE RIGHT.