U.S. Coast Guard
The lantern and an attached fog signal building were removed after a 1967 fire.
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 36
Characteristic and Range: Green light occulting every 4 seconds; range 14 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, cylindrical cast iron tower; upper portion is green.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1849
Date Present Tower Built: 1889
Fog Signal: Horn, 2 blasts every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Located at the end of the South Pier in Waukegan Harbor.
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