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Peshtigo Reef Light

 
Location: offshore from the Peshtigo River near Peshtigo, WI
Body of Water: Green Bay

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About Peshtigo Reef Light

The location of the light is offshore from the Peshtigo River. The nearest city is Peshtigo, WI. The station was first established in 1866. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1934.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower on a concrete pier.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 72 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 9 nautical miles. The tower height is 72 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-21990 (U.S.)

The light marks the southeast side of the shoal. The light has a red band.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for less than 3 then off for more than 3.

Peshtigo Reef Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 2007, reference number 07000404.

Directions to Peshtigo Harbor State Wildlife Area
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