Photographer: Roy B. Westin

 

Eagle Bluff

Peninsula State Park, WI

Built :  1868

Type : Square/Integral

Status : Active - Museum

Location : Fish Creek, WI. In Peninsula State Park

Height : 43 feet

Access : Car, with parking near the Light.

Directions : From Fish Creek and Hwy 42 turn North into Peninsula Stat Park. After passing the Park entrance, follow Shore Rd. about 4 miles to the Light.

History of the Light : One of the oldest lighthouses still standing around Lake Michigan, it is now a museum in a Wisconsin's Peninsula State Park.

The original lens was a Third and One-half Order Fresnel with an oil fired lamp. It has since been automated and replaced wit a solar-powered 300MM plastic lens. It still operates as an active aid to navigation.

The Light was restored by the Door County Historical Society, with help from the United States Coast Guard. 

Photo courtesy of: U.S. Coast Guard

Photographer: Roy B. Westin


 

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