Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Kenosha North Pier Light

Name: Kenosha North Pier Light

Location (State or Province): Wisconsin

Date Established: 1906

Optics: Original: Fourth Order Fresnel Lens, Current:250 m.m. Tidelands acrylic optic Fresnel lens

Markings: Red, black lantern & parapet

Structure: cast iron

Range: 12 statute miles

Characteristics: Red, Isophase, 6 sec

Elevation: 50 ft focal plane

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(Image by Windigo)
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Posted by Windigo on Mar 23, 2010 5:01 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Interstate 94 west of Kenosha, take exit 342 and travel east on Highway 158 (52nd Street) 6.8 miles until it ends. Turn left on 6th Avenue, drive two blocks and turn right onto 50th Street. Take 50th street over the bridge and onto Simmons Island. Turn right after crossing the bridge and follow the road down to the pier.

The Kenosha Pierhead Lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

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