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Name: Chequamegon Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States

Location: Long Island, Lake Superior

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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Telephone: 715-779-3398


Contact Address Information:
Route 1, Box 4
Wisconsin, 54814, United States

This lighthouse is within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. It was moved about 150 feet away from the shore in 1987. It has been replaced by a nearby modern cylindrical tower. Originally the keeper from Lapointe Light also maintained this light.

Tower Height: 42

Description of Tower: Square, pyramidal skeletal tower with enclosed workroom on lower level.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1896

Date Present Tower Built: 1896

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

In the summer you can reach Long Island by private boat or water taxi. Scheduled cruises to Long Island are available during the Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration each September. Details about the celebration are available from Keeper of the Light, PO Box 990, 19 Front St., Bayfield, WI 54814, or 800-779-4487.

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