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Name: Green Island Light (WI)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

Location: Green Bay


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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard / Stu Wise

Notes:
Keeper Frank Drew received several citations for lifesaving. A Coast Guard Keeper Class Coastal Buoytender has been named in his honor. The lighthouse is now in ruins.

Tower Height: 48

Height of Focal Plane: 55

Characteristic and Range: Originally fixed white, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Short wooden tower on roof of two-story brick keeper's dwelling (now in ruins).

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Automated: 1933

Optics: 1863: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: In ruins.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Green Island is accessible only by boat.

Keepers: Samuel Drew (1863-1881), Helen Drew (assistant, 1867-1870), (1890-1893), Frank Albert Drew (assistant 1903-1909, head keeper 1909-1929)

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