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North Point (Milwaukee) Light

Location: Milwaukee River entrance near Milwaukee, WI
Body of Water: Lake Michigan

About North Point (Milwaukee) Light


The location of the light is Milwaukee River entrance. The nearest city is Milwaukee, WI. The station was first established in 1855. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1888.

The tower has a light at a focal plane height of 154 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 74 ft.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

The light was deactivated in 1994. The tower underwent restoration in 2005. Since completion of restoration of the keeper's quarters in the fall of 2007, this historic site has been open to the public for tours and visits.

North Point (Milwaukee) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1984, reference number 84003732.

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