Sherwood Point Lighthouse

(Wisconsin, USA)












Photograph by
Russ Babington
Photograph by
Tom Algire
Photograph by
Lesa Hemmerich





Sherwood Point Lighthouse, was completed in 1883. The square, thirty-five-foot brick tower is attached to the residence. The light is automated. This was the last lighthouse on the Great Lakes with a full time staff, and wasn't automated until 1983. The fourth-order Fresnel lens produces a light seen from up to eighteen miles away. There is a small pyramidal fog-signal building that stands near the tower. Because the lighthouse is off-limits to the public, it is best viewed from the water.











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