POTTAWATOMIE (ROCK ISLAND)

Year Established:
1837
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1993
Photo Credit:
Dave Barth
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
GREEN BAY ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 25'
Longitude:
86° 49'
City / Town:
GREEN BAY
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
DOOR
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. POTTAWATOMIE (ROCK ISLAND)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1980'S
Year Tower Established:
1858
Tower Construction Material:
LIMESTONE
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
137
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
41
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1858
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GREY LIMESTONE
Other Structures:
BRICK OIL HOUSE, LIMESTONE RUBBLE PRIVY, PARGED STONE CISTERN UNDER FRAME ADDITION, MODERN REPLACEMENT STAIRWAY TO BASE OF CLIFF

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
BATTERY-POWERED BEACON
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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