March 22, 1920: "The second annual report of the Anthracite Forest Protective Association, as of March 1, 1920, has been issued in pamphlet form. It shows that excellent progress is being made in the prevention and extinction of forest fires in Luzerne and five neighboring counties. Mention is made of the forest lookout tower erected at Glen Summit with a visibility of 800 square miles. H.C. Mason of Wilkes-Barre is president of the association." (The Wilkes-Barre Record)
September 8, 1920: "The Anthracite Forest Protection Association is planning to erect a fire tower at Glen Summit. A man will be stationed there continuously until December 1 to watch for fires. A number of towers will be erected in the vicinity of Hazelton." (Pittston Gazette)
September 8, 1920: "A fire tower will soon be under course of construction at Glen Summit, under the direction of the Anthracite Forest Protection Association, of which A.C. Silvus is secretary and treasurer and who has direct charge of locating and erecting them. Mr. Silvus was formerly connected with the State Forestry Department. The proposed tower is one of several scattered through Schuylkill County and the Hazelton region for the prevention of destructive forest fires. Telephone extension wires are to be installed to the Upper Lehigh tower where a man will be stationed continuously until Dec. 1. Men will be stationed also at Broad Mountain and other fire towers within a few days." (The Wilkes-Barre Record)
c.1923: The lookout duties were transferred to Mountain Top, which provided a better view point.