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ALGOMA PIERHEAD LIGHT (FRONT)

State: WISCONSIN
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: ALGOMA
County: KEWAUNEE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1893


Algoma Pierhead Light (Front)
HABS/HAER photo by Charles Hyde, 1979
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1932
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1973
  • Foundation Materials: PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: RED
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 48
  • Original Optic: FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 42
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed: 1932
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? UNKNOWN

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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