May 13, 1913: "District No. 1, -- It is proposed to build a line to Herschberger Mountain and this point will be used as a lookout. In this district there will be 2 lookout stations, one at Herschberger Mountain and one at Bald Mountain, and if funds hold out, it is proposed to station 4 patrolmen in the district, one at Woodruff Meadows, one at Brown's Cabin, one at Huckleberry Mountain, and one at Hamaker Meadows. The man at Hamaker Meadows and the one at Huckleberry Mountain will be without telephone communication. As soon as funds permit we hope to extend the telephone lines to their camps." (District Fire, Fire Plan -- History of the Rogue River National Forest, Volume 1 - 1893-1932 -- Carroll E. Brown)
1925: "The lookout house on Herschberger Mountain was constructed." (History of the Rogue River National Forest, Volume 1, - Carroll E. Brown)
July 26, 1933: Panorama photos taken by Robert Cooper.
Activated: August 11, 1942; Deactivated: June 14, 1943. Roseburg Filter Center.
1942: Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Onn spent the winter at the lookout as AWS observers.
June 14, 1943: AWS Station 'How 9-7' was inactivated and was recommended to be retained. (Report of Aircraft Warning Service Stations, May 1, 1944)
2012: The lookout underwent refurbishing, a new roof, shutters, glass, paint and other needed repairs.