The Tower is a naturally tower-shaped high hill. Nevertheless, some manmade structures were added that are still visible such as houses. This place obviously has an ancient historic importance due to its shape and location. Archeological excavations revealed the remains of ancient structures and a round well coated with mud and some carves. It is said that The Emir Bachir Chehab II took it as a summer resort, and the remains of his residence are still clearly visible. Rustum Baz mentions that Emir Youssef went to Laklouk after being defeated by Emir Bachir in Ghazir. In addition, 500 meters off the tower, there is a water spring called “Ain al Hamam”. Not far from the Tower, there is another place named “Al Sawwan (the flint)”. It is a vast plain where the Emir used to pitch his tents.
Source: Ehmej, the XIXth century and the beginning of the XXth century, Suheila Georges Abi Younes.