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A Lighthouse of MichiganSouth

41 Southport Kenosha (old) (WI 45)
latitude 42° 35' 22" N
longitude 87° 48' 56.5" W

August 2, 2003

At the time this lighthouse was built in 1866, this place was known as Southport. It was the first light a boat from Chicago would see in Wisconsin and was originally equipped with a 4th order Fresnel lens (which if you remember, is not really a lens, but a whole cluster of prisms that act like a single lens) ARLHS # USA-912


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