CHEQUAMEGON POINT

Year Established:
1897
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1999
Photo Credit:
Mike and Carol McKinney
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
LONG ISLAND/CHEQUAMEGON BAY
Latitude:
46° 43'30"
Longitude:
90° 48'36"
City / Town:
ASHLAND
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
ASHLAND
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. CHEQUAMEGON POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1986
Year Tower Established:
1896
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
MOVED/ORIG. CONCRETE PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
42 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
35 FT
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1897
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017