NG0680 Wind Point Lighthouse - Wind Point, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 46.875 W 087° 45.515
16T E 437950 N 4736802
Quick Description: The Wind Point Lighthouse was built in 1880. It is still used for navigational purposes, but the keepers house is used as the Wind Point Village Hall. It is located at Windridge Dr in Wind Point, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2009 3:39:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM5G1C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 7

Long Description:
From the Benchmark web site (visit link) :
"DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (CAS) THIS STATION IS THE LIGHT ON THE WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE, AT THE EXTREME EAST END O WIND POINT, ABOUT 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE CITY OF RACINE, WISCONSIN. THE LIGHTHOUSE IS A ROUND WHITE STRUCTURE ABOUT 100 FEET HIGH. IT HAS A BLACK CONICAL ROOF. THE LIGHT IS WHITE, AND IT REVOLVES AND FLASHES EVERY 30 SECONDS."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE LIGHT

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Lighthouse

County: Racine

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): USGS Racine North Quad, Wisconsin

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: NG0680

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. Benchmarks
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
SpeedCity visited NG0680 Wind Point Lighthouse - Wind Point, WI 1/20/2014 SpeedCity visited it
onfire4jesus visited NG0680 Wind Point Lighthouse - Wind Point, WI 9/1/2008 onfire4jesus visited it

View all visits/logs