Photographer: Roy B. Westin

Photo courtesy of: U.S. Coast Guard

Kenosha Pierhead

Kenosha, WI

Built :  1848,1906

Type : Conical, Cast Iron

Status : Active

Location : Kenosha, WI

Height : 50 feet

Access : Car, Parking near the Light. With a short walk down the pier

History of the Light : The original Light at this location still stands on the nearby shore. The construction of this riveted steel pierhead light in 1906 deemed the original redundant. The Light now housed in the lantern room is an active, standard airport type beacon. Originally it was fitted with a fourth order Fresnel lens. The lighthouse measures 50 feet from it's base to the top of the ventilator ball.


 

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