Sturgeon Bay Pierhead Lighthouse For Sale

In an effort to find a new owner, the US General Services Administration has announced the public sale of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal north pierhead lighthouse. Constructed in 1903, the 39-foot tall lighthouse consists of a cylindrical cast iron tower intertwined with a rectangular fog signal building & an attached catwalk. The light tower is topped with a circular cast iron platform that supports the lantern. The lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places & will continue to serve as an active aid to navigation, maintained by the US Coast Guard. The GSA says an online auction began on July 22nd. Interested bidders will need to complete an online registration form & submit a registration deposit of $5,000. The starting bid is $10,000 which does not represent the actual value of the lighthouse. Additional information on the Sturgeon Bay lighthouse & the auction is available at

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