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Creation Date

6-11-2006

Building Name

Wind Point Lighthouse

Description

The Wind Point Lighthouse is located at the north end of Racine Harbor in Wind Point, Wisconsin. The fog signal building was built in 1900 to store duplicate compressed air sirens. The tower was built in 1880 and automated in 1964. The former keeper's house now is home to a village hall, police headquarters and private residence for the curator/caretaker for the grounds. It is on the National Register of Historic Places (NRIS #84003780).

Latitude, Longitude

42.78115, -87.75839

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Fog-signals--Wisconsin--Wind Point; Lighthouses--Wisconsin--Wind Point; Wind Point (Wis.); Lighthouses

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