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Lake Michigan Lighthouses

 

 

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 Kenosha (Old Southport) Lighthouse and North Pier Light

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Built:  1866 & 1906, respectively

Viewing:  From I-94/US-41 west of Kenosha, take exit #342 and go east about 6.8 miles on Hwy. 258 (52nd St.) to its end at 6th St. in Kenosha.  Turn left on 6th St. and go about 0.2 miles to a stop sign at the corner of 7th St, and 50th St.  Turn right on 50th St. and go 0.2 miles, across the bridge and into Simmons Island Park.  Follow the park road to the right (you will be on 4th Ave.), then turn left on the first road (Simmons Island Rd.) and follow it down the hill to the parking area.  The Old Kenosha Lighthouse is to the right when you turn on Simmons Island Rd.   

GPS:  42.5894k, -87.81573