Two Rivers' North Pier Lighthouse

Two Rivers' North Pier Lighthouse (HMQ8Q)

Location: Two Rivers, WI 54241 Manitowoc County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 9.185', W 87° 33.721'

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Built in 1886 by a Mr. Boehmer of Manitowoc for the U.S. Lighthouse Service this lighthouse stood at the harbor entrance of Two Rivers for 89 years until it was replaced by an automated beacon. The original lamp was a 240 degree Fresnel lens lit by an oil wick. Later, the oil was replaced by an electric bulb.

Mr. Anton Gauthier of Two Rivers was the first keeper of this lighthouse which was included in his duties as the keeper of the Rawley Point Lighthouse now known as Point Beach Lighthouse.

HM NumberHMQ8Q
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 1:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 455056 N 4889029
Decimal Degrees44.15308333, -87.56201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 9.185', W 87° 33.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 9' 11.10" N, 87° 33' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2100-2198 Jackson St, Two Rivers WI 54241, US
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