1910: A lookout was established at this point.(Report of the Forestry Commissioner)
1915-1916 biennium: A new and improved watch tower was constructed. (State of New Hampshire: Biennial Report of the Forestry Commission for the years 1915-1916)
1922: "A new cabin on Magalloway with a telephone extension to the tower are the principal improvements in the northern district." (Biennial Report of the Forestry Commission, 1921-22)
October 9, 1937: "Fire lookout stations were closed this week, in Coos county, at Deer Mt., Magalloway mountain, Signal mountain, and Milan hill." (The Portsmouth Herald)
August 4, 2006: A new tower cab was airlifted to the Magalloway Mountain tower.
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - MAGALLOWAY PID - QH0544 STATE/COUNTY- NH/COOS COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - MAGALLOWAY MOUNTAIN (1989)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1925 'IN SE. PART OF PITTSBURG TOWNSHIP, ABOUT 3.5 MI SE. OF FIRST CONNECTICUT LAKE, ON TOP OF MT. MAGALLOWAY. THE TOP OF MOUNTAIN IS BROAD AND WOODED WITH SEVERAL SLIGHT RISES. A FIRE WARDENS TOWER STANDS ABOUT 50 FT W. OF WESTERNMOST EMINENCE.
THE TOWER AFFORDS A GOOD VIEW NW. AND S., THE MOUNTAIN IS BEST REACHED FROM CONNECTICUT LAKE BY TRAIL FROM THE DAM ABOUT 8.0 MI TO SUMMIT OR BY BOAT TO SOUTH BAY, THENCE BY TOTE RD. TO ITS CROSSING OF ABOVE TRAIL, THENCE BY TRAIL TO SUMMIT. (DISTANCE TO WALK ABOUT 5 MI.)
STATION MARK, STANDARD DISK IN MOSS COVERED LEDGE UNDER CENTER OF LOOKOUT TOWER.
REFERENCE MARK, CHISELED TRIANGLE IN DRILL HOLE 358.7 FT DISTANT, S 68 DEG 44 MIN E. (NEW TOWER MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT OVER THIS POINT)