U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is at the northwestern tip of an offshore breakwater and cannot be accessed by land.
Tower Height: 58
Height of Focal Plane: 60
Description of Tower: White reinforced concrete tower; upper part cylindrical, lower part hexagonal.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1915
Date Present Tower Built: 1915
Optics: 1915: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now 250 mm, solar powered.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? no.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen distantly from Bay View Park in Ashland.
Keepers: Frank H. Mersy, Sr. (1925-1951)