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CHEQUAMEGON POINT LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: LONG ISLAND / CHEQUAMEGON BAY
Nearest City: ASHLAND
County: ASHLAND
U.S.C.G. District:
Year Station Established: 1858
Chequamegon Point Light
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Exisiting Historic Tower Constructed: 1896
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1986
  • Automated: 1964
  • Foundation Materials: MOVED - ORIGINALLY CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1897
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Modern Tower? YES; Year Constructed: 1986

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO

Other Structures:

Current Use: IN NATIONAL PARK - APOSTLE ISLAND NATIONAL LAKESHORE

Owner/Manager: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

Open to the Public? WITHIN PARK BOUNDARIES BUT NOT ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED:
U.S. COAST GUARD LIGHTHOUSES AND LIGHT STATIONS ON THE GREAT LAKES TR

Miscellaneous:
PART OF LA POINTE LIGHT STATION AND FORMERLY ATTENDED BY LA POINTE LIGHT KEEPER




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