PRESQUE ISLE PA

Year Established:
1873
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2015
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
PRESQUE ISLE PENINSULA/LAKE ERIE
Latitude:
42° 09.57"
Longitude:
80° 06.57"
City / Town:
ERIE
U.S. State:
Pennsylvania
Location County:
ERIE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. PRESQUE ISLE PA
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1873
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
LIMESTONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
73.33 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
64.33 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1873
Keeper's Quarters Style:
GABLE (ATTACHED)
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
RED BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE; ORIGINALLY BARN, STORAGE BUILDING, JETTY

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1873
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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