Wisconsin Lighthouses

Lighthouses in the state of Wisconsin as identified by the United States Coast Guard and other historical sources. There is only one active light in the state, though another has been replaced by a skeleton tower; a third still stands but is inactive. The rest have all been destroyed.

If not otherwise noted, focal height and coordinates are taken from theUnited States Coast Guard Light List, while location and dates of activation, automation, and deactivation are taken from the United States Coast Guard Historical information site for lighthouses.

Name Image Location Year first lit Year deactivated Focal Height
Algoma Pierhead Light Algoma 1932 Active 048 48 ft (15 m)
Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light Ashland 1915 Active 060 60 ft (18 m)
Asylum Light Oshkosh Never Lit N/A Unknown
Baileys Harbor Light Baileys Harbor 1853 1869
(Now a private home)
054 54 ft (16 m)
Baileys Harbor Range Front Light Baileys Harbor 1870 Active
(Inactive: 1969-2015)
021 21 ft (6.4 m)
Baileys Harbor Range Rear Light Baileys Harbor 1870 Active
(Inactive: 1969-2015)
036 36 ft (11 m)
Calumet Light Calumet 1936 Active Unknown
Cana Island Light Baileys Harbor 1870 Active 083 83 ft (25 m)
Chambers Island Light Gibraltar
(Chambers Island)
1868 1961 068 68 ft (21 m)
Chequamegon Point Light Apostle Islands
(Long Island)
1896 1987 042 42 ft (13 m)
Devils Island Light Apostle Islands
(Devils Island)
1891 (Former)
1901 (Current)
Active 100 100 ft (30 m)
Dunlap Reef Range Lights None Sturgeon Bay 1881 1924
(The rear range light
is now a private home)
018 18 ft (5.5 m)
(Front Range)
039 39 ft (12 m)
(Rear Range)
Eagle Bluff Light Ephraim 1868 Active 075 75 ft (23 m)
Fond du Lac Light Fond du Lac 1933 Active Unknown
Grassy Island Range Lights Green Bay 1872 1966 035 35 ft (11 m)
(Upper light)
27 ft (8.2 m)
(Lower light)
Green Bay Harbor Entrance Light Green Bay 1935 Active 072 72 ft (22 m)
Green Island Light Peshtigo
(Green Island)
1863 1956
(Now in ruins)
055 55 ft (17 m)
Gull Island Light None Apostle Islands
(Gull Island)
1929 Active 056 56 ft (17 m)
Kenosha Light
(Orig: Kenosha North Pierhead Light)
Kenosha 1840 (Former)
1867 (Current)
Active
(Inactive: 1906-1996)
050 50 ft (15 m)
Kenosha North Pier Light Kenosha 1848 (Former)
1906 (Current)
Active 050 50 ft (15 m)
Kevich Light Grafton 1981 Active 163 163 ft (50 m)
Kewaunee Pierhead Light Kewaunee 1889 (Former)
1931 (Current)
Active 045 45 ft (14 m)
La Pointe Light Apostle Islands
(Long Island)
1858 (Former)
1896 (Current)
Active 070 70 ft (21 m)
Long Tail Point Light
(First)
None Green Bay 1848 1859
(Now in ruins)
056 56 ft (17 m)
Long Tail Point Light
(Second)
None Green Bay 1859 1899
(Destroyed in 1936)
Unknown
Long Tail Point Light
(Third)
Green Bay 1899 1973
(Destroyed)
Unknown
Manitowoc Breakwater Light Manitowoc 1839 (Former)
1918 (Current)
Active 052 52 ft (16 m)
Michigan Island Light
(New)
Apostle Islands
(Michigan Island)
1929 Active 170 170 ft (52 m)
Michigan Island Light
(Old)
Apostle Islands
(Michigan Island)
1857 1929
(Replaced)
Unknown
Milwaukee Breakwater Light Milwaukee 1899 (Former)
1926 (Current)
Active 061 61 ft (19 m)
Milwaukee Pierhead Light Milwaukee 1872 Active 048 48 ft (15 m)
Neenah Light
(aka:Kimberly Point Lighthouse)
Neenah 1945 Active Unknown
North Point Light Milwaukee 1855 (Former)
1888 (Current)
1994 154 154 ft (47 m)
Outer Island Light Apostle Islands
(Outer Island)
1874 Active 130 130 ft (40 m)
Peshtigo Reef Light Green Bay
(Offshore)
1936 Active 072 72 ft (22 m)
Pilot Island Light Gills Rock 1858 Active 048 48 ft (15 m)
Plum Island Range Front Light Plum Island 1897 1964 032 32 ft (9.8 m)
Plum Island Range Rear Light Plum Island 1897 Active 084 84 ft (26 m)
Port Washington Light Port Washington 1849 (Former)
1860 (Current)
1903
(Now a museum)
113 133 ft (41 m)
Port Washington Breakwater Light Port Washington 1889 (Former)
1935 (Current)
Active 078 78 ft (24 m)
Pottawatomie Light Rock Island 1836 (Former)
1858 (Current)
1988 159 159 ft (48 m)
Racine Harbor Light Racine 1839 (Former)
1901 (Current)
1901 075 75 ft (23 m)
Racine North Breakwater Light None Racine 1872 (Former)
1904 (Current)
1987 053 53 ft (16 m)
Racine Reef Light Racine 1899 (Former)
1906 (Current)
1961 072 72 ft (22 m)
Raspberry Island Light Apostle Islands
(Raspberry Island)
1862 1957
(Now a museum)
077 77 ft (23 m)
Rawley Point Light Two Rivers 1874 (Former)
1894 (Current)
Active 113 113 ft (34 m)
Rockwell Light
(aka: Bray's Point Light)
Oshkosh 1910 1965
(Estimated)
026 26 ft (7.9 m)
Sand Island Light Apostle Islands
(Sand Island)
1881 Active
(Inactive: 1933-1985)
060 60 ft (18 m)
Sheboygan Lighthouse Sheboygan 1839 (Former)
1915 (Current)
Active 055 55 ft (17 m)
Sherwood Point Light Nasewaupee
(Idlewild)
1883 Active 061 61 ft (19 m)
Sturgeon Bay Canal Light Sturgeon Bay 1899 Active 107 107 ft (33 m)
Sturgeon Bay Canal
North Pierhead Light
Sturgeon Bay 1882 (Former)
1903 (Current)
Active 040 40 ft (12 m)
Superior Entry Breakwater Light
(aka: Wisconsin Point Light)
Superior 1913 Active 070 70 ft (21 m)
Two Rivers Light Two Rivers 1886 1969
(Now a museum)
035 35 ft (11 m)
Wind Point Light Racine
(Wind Point)
1880 Active 111 111 ft (34 m)

Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses, 2nd: Ontario, Erie, and Huron (Lighthouse Series):)

Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses combines the fascinating history and lore of lighthouses with stunning color and black-and-white photographs. The stories of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron--on both the American and Canadian sides--come alive in the stirring profiles and photos contained in these pages. Descriptions of forty-three [count may change] lighthouses, including eighteen [count may change] on the Canadian side of the lakes, contain directions to the lights and details on visiting them. Together with striking photographs and regional locator maps, they complete this comprehensive examination of memorable Great Lakes landmarks. The Photo Information section discloses how photographer Bruce Roberts took many of the shots appearing in the book.