Milwaukee NORTH POINT

Year Established:
1855
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1903
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2012
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NORTHERN END MILWAUKEE BAY/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
43° 3.9'
Longitude:
87° 52.3'
City / Town:
MILWAUKEE
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
MILWAUKEE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. Milwaukee NORTH POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1994
Year Tower Established:
1888
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON (1888)/STEEL (1912)
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
122
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
36.25
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1888
Keeper's Quarters Style:
QUEEN ANNE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
FRAME

OPTICS

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

Comments:

Tower increased in height in 1912.


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