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BAILEYS HARBOR RANGE LIGHTS

State: WISCONSIN
Location: DOOR PENINSULA / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: BAILEYS HARBOR
County: DOOR
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1853



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1869
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1960S
  • Automated: 1930
  • Foundation Materials: FIELDSTONE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 21
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER (FRONT RANGE)
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1897
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 22
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Second Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1870
  • Is the Light Operational? UNKNOWN
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: FIELDSTONE (REAR RANGE)
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures:
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1902
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1902
  • Height of Focal Plane: 39
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1869
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: GABLE (HOLDS REAR LIGHT)
  • Construction Materials: CLAPBOARD
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE (CIRCA 1900), STORAGE BUILDING, CLAPBOARD PRIVY (CIRCA 1920)

Current Use: WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Owner/Manager: DOOR COUNTY LEASE TO RIDGES SANCTUARY

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #89001466
Name of Listing: BAILEYS HARBOR RANGE LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1988

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BAILEYS HARBOR LIGHT IN OUTER HARBOR



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