Mt. Battie Tower in Camden, has been entered in the National Register of Historic Places, according to Kirk F. Mohney, director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission. The designation indicates that the property has been documented, evaluated, and considered worthy of preservation and protection as part of the nation’s cultural heritage.

While Mt. Battie Tower was dedicated as a memorial to World War I service men and women, it was also designed as a viewing platform atop Mt. Battie, replacing the Summit House, a former wood viewing tower. The tower is eligible for listing in the National Register under Criterion A for Recreation/Entertainment.

Although originally constructed as a memorial tower, the structure also meets Criteria Consideration F: Commemorative Properties. The tower has a non-commemorative function as a viewing tower and is significant for its long-standing traditional and symbolic association with the celebrated view from Mt. Battie.