July 16, 1930: “Fred York, a lookout on Seven Point Peak in the Trout Creek District, was accidentally shot through the arm Thursday when a revolver fell to the ground causing it to be discharged. Mr. York is at the home of Mrs. Jeff McKeel under care of Dr. Rew.” (The Sanders County Independent-Ledger)
September 24, 1930: “The work of installing four ready cut lookout houses has been finished. The buildings were put on Squaw Peak in the Noxon district, Seven Point Peak in the Trout Creek district, and at Big Hole and Penrose Peaks in the Plains district.” (The Sanders County Independent-Ledger)
July 2, 1959: “Ranger John Brinkerhoff said a 15-foot snowdrift is blocking the trail to Seven Point lookout and that it will be another week or two before that post can be manned.” (Sanders County Ledger)
1973: The last season the tower was staffed and then abandonded.
1996: A Passport in Time project refurbished the lookout.