Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: North Point Lighthouse

Name: North Point Lighthouse

Location (State or Province): Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date Established: 1888, deactivated 1994

Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens

Markings: White with black lantern, red roof

Structure: cast iron (1888) / steel (1912)

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Posted by Windigo on Mar 23, 2010 5:18 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Interstate 43 in Milwaukee, go east on Interstate 794. Take the Lincoln Memorial Drive exit and go north on Lincoln Memorial Drive for 2.2 miles. Turn left opposite McKinley Park Beach and drive up the hill on E. Water Tower Road. Turn right on Terrace Avenue and make a quick right onto Wahl Avenue. The North Point Lighthouse will be on your right after about half a mile, near the southern end of Lake Park. Visit the North Point Lighthouse website or call (414)332-6754 for tour information.

The lighthouse is owned by Milwaukee County Parks. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.

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