August 28, 1958: "Two temporary fire lookouts are watching over a wide area this fire season. One is on Lookout Mountain in the Baker district. The other is on Monument Peak east of Juntura." (Baker Record-Courier)
June 13, 1963: "Clara Powell and Altha Hill will be on a lookout on Monument, 17 miles from Juntura. Clara Powell spent the weekend with Fannie Busby and left Monday morning to attend fire school in Vale before going up to the lookout." (The Record-Courier)
July 18, 1963: "Mrs. Clara Powell and grandsons John and Jesse Powell, Enreprise, were here Saturday. Clara is working with Altha Hill of Unity, on Monument Lookout station near Juntura, for BLM this summer." (The Record-Courier)
c.1965: A 15'6" x 15'6" wood frame lookout cabin built on a concrete slab floor.
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - HUNTER PID - OH1209 STATE/COUNTY- OR/MALHEUR COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - MONUMENT PEAK (1972) STATION RECOVERY (1965) RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1965 RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY USGS IN 1903. NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS-- LOCATED ABOUT 20 MI SW. OF HARPER, ABOUT 11 MI SE. OF JUNTURA, ABOUT 9 MI S. OF MALHEUR RIVER. ON SOUTH AND HIGHEST ONE OF JONES BUTTES 30 FT NE. OF MONUMENT PEAK LOH. TO REACH FROM JUNTURA, DRIVE SE. ON GRAVEL RD. AS PER SIGN MONUMENT PEAK LOOKOUT 10 MI. TURN LEFT ON MAIN RD., PASS THROUGH GATE AND FOLLOW RD. EASTERLY 8.6 MI AS PER SIGNS TO HIGHEST POINT, LOH AND STATION. STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET STAMPED---HUNTER---, CEMENTED IN DRILL HOLE IN ROCK OUTCROP UNDER 6.8 FT CAIRN. RM 1--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---NO 1 1965---, CEMENTED IN CONCRETE BASE AT NORTHEAST CORNER OF LO. RM 2--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---NO 2 1965---, CEMENTED IN ROCK OUTCROP. ECC SIGNAL--CENTER OF LOH ECC SIGNAL DATA--PEAK +12.3 FT, EAVES +6.8 FT, FLOOR -0.8 FT