Posted/Updated by Bryan Penberthy on 2007-12-02.
I haven't come across much information on this lighthouse. The information that I do have said that it was built in 1937 as part of the Wisconsin Conservation Commission and the federal Works Projects Administration. The other thing that was listed was that a license to operate the tower was never secured, so it was never lit or electrified.
If you have more information on this lighthouse, please send it to me.
- Wisconsin Lighthouses: A Photographic & Historical Guide, Ken & Barb Wardius, 2003.
Directions: The light sits on the grounds of Asylum Point Park. To get to the park, from Bowen Street in Oshkosh, the road name will change to Highway A. Follow Highway A north out of Oshkosh. Head east on E. Snell Road. (Make a right). Follow this to the end. Head south (make a right) on to Sherman Road. This leads into the park. Follow the road to the end. You will see the lighthouse across a small foot bridge.
Access: Grounds open. Tower closed.
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