1917: A tree observation post 25 feet above the ground established.
November 20, 1922: "Of the thirty new steel fire towers ordered by the State Forestry Department, but two have been placed in position, the manufacturers being unable to obtain steel. One of the towers is on Terrace Mountain, Huntingdon County, and the other at Little Flat, Blossburg. The other towers will be erected in the spring." (Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
May 2, 1972: "Situated in the Rothrock State Forest of Harris Township, Centre County. Little Flat Fire Tower serves as an observation point which overlooks some 40,000 acres of state forest land and 150,000 other acres of forest. The tower is 55 feet high. Little Flat Tower was constructed in 1922 and officially put into service in the fall of that year. Originally the construction cost of the tower was $989.91. The tower location, known locally as 'the Little Flat of Tussey Mountain,' is also utilized by the forest division as a heliport site during extreme conditions in the fire seasons." (The Daily News)
November 9, 1972: "Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell is working on Little Flat Fire tower during the fall forest fire season." (The Daily News)