1939: The Civilian Conservation Corp erected a unique log tower with observation cab.
July 14, 1954: "A fire near Veterans lookout, in the Nemo area, burned only one half acre as fighters from the Sturgis and Deadwood fire control area, members of the Forest Service and help from the J.U. Dickson sawmill controlled the blaze." (The Black Hills Weekly)
April 24, 1962: "Also manned is the Veterans Peak lookout, southwest of Sturgis. Royce Coffield, Nemo, is stationed there." (Lead Daily Call)