Chambers Island Light

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Chambers Island Light
ChambersIslandLighthouse.jpg
Chambers Island Light is located in Wisconsin
Chambers Island Light
LocationChambers Island, Wisconsin
Coordinates45°12′09″N 87°21′53″W / 45.20250°N 87.36472°W / 45.20250; -87.36472Coordinates: 45°12′09″N 87°21′53″W / 45.20250°N 87.36472°W / 45.20250; -87.36472
Year first lit1868
Automated1961
Deactivated1961
FoundationConcrete
ConstructionBrick
Tower shapeOctagonal without lantern
Tower height67 feet (20 m)
Heritageplace listed on the National Register of Historic Places Edit this on Wikidata
Chambers Island Lighthouse
Area40 acres (16 ha)
Built1868 (1868)
NRHP reference #75000063[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 19, 1975

The Chambers Island lighthouse is a lighthouse located on Chambers Island in Door County, Wisconsin. It was replaced in 1961 by a skeletal tower, visible for 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi).[2] The new light is identified by the USCG as 7-21895.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 as reference #75000063.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2013-11-02). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Light List, Volume VII, Great Lakes (PDF). Light List. United States Coast Guard. 2014. p. 214.

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