Fog Horn House

Fog Horn House (HM1B7E)

Location: Wind Point, WI 53402 Racine County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 46.885', W 87° 45.473'

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1880: Two wooden buildings

1900: Replaced with brick structure
Signal Equipment:
Browne 1st Class Auto Compressed Air
Siren driven by Hornsby-Akroyd engine
Two Copper Trumpets (still in place
above doors)
Crosby Automatic Time Signal
(3 sec. out of 30)

Jan. 26, 1901: First sounded in
heavy snow storm

1964: Taken out of service by
U.S. Coast Guard (signal
equipment removed)

1995: Restored by Horn House Restoration
Committee, headed by Richard Tobias &
Carolyn Harvey

2004: Converted into Maritime Museum by
"Friend" Lyle Andersen & Sons

Present: Maritime Museum by "Friends of
the Wind Point Lighthouse
HM NumberHM1B7E
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 438007 N 4736820
Decimal Degrees42.78141667, -87.75788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.885', W 87° 45.473'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 53.10" N, 87° 45' 28.38" W
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Area Code(s)262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4725 Lighthouse Dr, Wind Point WI 53402, US
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