Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Door County Democrat (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 3 Jul 1909
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Local Notice to Mariners. North Point Light Station, Wisconsin.—Notice is hereby given that about July 1st, 1909, there will be established on the extreme N. point of Milwaukee Bay, 8 miles N’ly of the entrance to Milwaukee Harbor, in place of Milwaukee light (private aid) which will be discontinued on the same date, a fourth-order fixed white light, varied by a white flash every 30 seconds, 122 feet above mean lake level, and visible about 19 ¾ miles.

Port Washington Pierhead Light-House, 1° 00 seconds true (N 1-16 W. mag.;) Grande Pointe au Sable Light-House, 45° 30 seconds true (NE ⅛ N mag.); Wind Point (Racine Point) Light House, 165° 00 seconds true (S by E 1/8 E mag.).

The light will be shown from a buff octagonal tower, connected with buff dwelling with red roofs by a covered way.

The approximate geographic position of this light, as taken from L. S. Chart No. 83, is: Latitude, north 43° 03 seconds 58 minutes; longitude, west 87° 52 seconds 11 minutes.

By order of the Light-House Board:

W. A. Edgar.

Inspector, 9th Light-House District

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3 Jul 1909
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.83416 Longitude: -87.37704
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Door County Democrat (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 3 Jul 1909