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Name: Kewaunee Pierhead Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States

Location: South side of entrance to Kewaunee River, Lake Michigan.

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Photo: Alan Culley
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 45

Description of Tower: White, square cast iron tower attached to fog signal building.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Integral fog signal building.

Date Established: 1891

Date Present Tower Built: 1931

Optics: 1931: Fifth order Fresnel lens, still in use.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

This lighthouse is at the end of a breakwater on the south side of the entrance to the Kewaunee River. It is not open to the public; it is best seen by boat.


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