The original lookout was a pole or tree established by the Homestake Mining Company, later to be replaced with the current windmill tower with a platform. The land is now owned by the Moskee Land Corporation. Access by permission only.
2012: The lower half of the former 120-foot Stumpy Point, North Carolina Fire Tower was erected on the same ranch as the Homestake tower. The upper half of the tower was to be erected on the landowners Minnesota property.