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EAGLE BLUFF LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: EAST CHANNEL INTO GREEN BAY
Nearest City: EPHRIAM
County: DOOR
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1868



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1868
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1926
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: YELLOW WITH RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 43
  • Original Optic: THIRD & ONE HALF ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1868
  • Present Optic: 300 MM, SOLAR POWERED, MOUNTED ON THE GALLERY
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 75
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FIFTH ORDER LENS INSTALLED IN 1918 REMAINS IN THE LANTERN
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1868
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK
Other Structures: YELLOW BRICK OIL HOUSE, YELLOW BRICK PRIVY

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM IN KEEPERS

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO DOOR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #70000032
Name of Listing: EAGLE BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1975

Miscellaneous:
KEEPERS RESTORED 1963



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