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Name: Waukegan Harbor Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Little Fort Light

Nearest Town or City:
Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Location: Waukegan Harbor, Lake Michigan.


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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
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.

Directions:
Located at the end of the South Pier in Waukegan Harbor.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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