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RACINE HARBOR LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: RACINE HARBOR ENTRANCE OFF LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: RACINE
County: RACINE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1866


Racine Harbor Light
1975 photo by Joan Melson, State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1866
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1903
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: ORIG/ROCK FILLED TIMBER CRIB
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER W/LANTERN REMOVED
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1903
  • Type: RED SQUARE SKELETAL ON PILE FOUNDATION
Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1886
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK (MODIFIED)
Other Structures: LIFESAVING STATION & BOATHOUSE, WARNING TOWER

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #75000077
Name of Listing: RACINE HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE & LIFE SAVING STATION
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1975

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