September 17, 1928: "All the forest service lookouts are off duty for the season now with the exception of the one on Hickman Butte, and he is building a new cabin to be ready for next summer." (Morning Oregonian)
October 16, 1943: Aircraft Warning Service station Tare 3-7 was inactivated. The site was retained by the Forest Service for fire detection. (Report of Aircraft Warning Service Stations - May 1, 1944)
May 11, 1946: "After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Ten Eyck will go to Hickman Butte where Mr. Ten Eyck will man the lookout station for the summer. In the autumn they will return to Corvallis where Mr. Ten Eyck will resume his work at Oregon State College." (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 (LGT) THE LOOKOUT TOWER IS ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF HICKMAN BUTTE IN THE MOUNT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST. IT IS ABOUT 4-1/2 MILES NORTH AND 1-1/2 MILES EAST OF ZIGZAG IN THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF SEC. 11., T. 2 S., R. 7 E.
A TIE-IN WAS MADE TO THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER FROM STATION HICKMAN. REFERENCE MARK 1, STAMPED HICKMAN NO 1 1953, WAS ESTABLISHED UNDER THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE TOWER. DISTANCE 6.702 METERS (21.99 FEET). THE TOWER IS EAST-NORTHEAST OF STATION HICKMAN.
THE LOOKOUT TOWER IS A 4-LEGGED WOODEN STRUCTURE APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET HIGH. STATION RECOVERY (1970)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE STATION HAS BEEN DESTROYED PRIOR TO JULY 1970. SEE DESCRIPTION TO TRAVERSE STATION HICKMAN LOOKOUT TOWER 2.
AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF BRIGHTWOOD.