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at 38 Town House Rd

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WWII Spotter's Tower

Sabath Day House
Also known as the Observation Post, this WWII-era structure sat atop a hill on a local farm and served as a lookout for enemy aircraft.
  • Originally located at Brookfield Farm. Volunteers were posted here during World War II to look for enemy aircraft.
  • Over one hundred and fifty men and women left Durham to serve their country during World War II. Only one Durham resident, Francis C. Strickland, was killed.
  • The building was moved to its current location on the historical society grounds in the 1980s to save it from demolition. It was moved onto a wagon in 1999 to serve as the focal point for the historical society's float during Durham's 300th anniversary parade.