The historic Eagle Bluff lighthouse at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek has a new site manager. Chris Wiedenbacher takes over for Patti Podgers who held the position for four years. The old beacon began its life in the late 1860’s &, about 100 years later, the Door County Historical Society began insuring that the historical site was open to the general public. Wiedenbacher says he wants people to leave the lighthouse with the same fascination he had as a child…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/N726.mp3|titles=Chris Wiedenbacher]
Wiedenbacher says the lighthouse functions as a historical site while it continues its primary function…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/N727.mp3|titles=Chris Wiedenbacher]
During the season, the Eagle Bluff lighthouse is open from 10AM to 4PM.