U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse was located at the end of a 7,000 foot breakwater that begins in Illinois, but the lighthouse was in Indiana waters. After years of neglect it was demolished in 1995. We are looking for photos of its demolition. If you can help please contact Lighthouse Digest.
Height of Focal Plane: 51
Characteristic and Range: Flashing red every 2.5 seconds.
Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with red band.
This light is operational
1905: White, conical tower on top of rectangular building, on concrete pier; destroyed in 1995.
Date Established: 1851
Date Present Tower Built: 1995
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Keepers: John C. McKinnon (July 15, 1906 – September 14, 1911); Severin M. Danielson(Sept. 15, 1911 – Nov. 16, 1914); Jerome M. Robinson (Nov. 16, 1914 - 1928)