Year First Lit​​: 1906

Foundation: Concrete pier

Construction: Cast iron

Tower Shape: Frustum of a cone

Markings/Pattern: Red, black lantern and                                   parapet 

Tower Height: 50 feet (15m) 

Focal Height: 50 feet (15m) (focal plane)

Original Lens: Fourth-order Fresnel lens

Current Lens: 250 MM Tideland

                        Signal acrylic optic

                        Fresnel lens

Range: 12 statute miles (19 km)

Characteristic: Red, Isophase, 6 sec

Kenosha Lighthouse Studio

As of July 2016, thanks to Scott Hughes, security cameras and motion lights were added to the lighthouse to discourage the tagging and graffiti that had plagued the structure for so long.


Lighthouse Information

The Red Witch entering the Kenosha Harbor July 2016 

Photo cred: Kathy DiCello