1970: A 42-foot timber tower with a 14 x 14 flat roof cab was constructed. This tower replaced the Glade Mountain Lookout.
August 9, 2009: "The Narraguinnep Fire grew substantially over the weekend. On Friday, the fire was reported at 286 acres. By Sunday evening it had grown to 4,707 acres. A cabin and the Benchmark Fire Lookout have been evacuated. So far, there have been no reports of damage to any structures." (KJCT8.com)