Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal North Pierhead Light

Sturgeon Bay

Photo Credit: Mark David Zahn Photography

First built in 1881, then rebuilt in 1903, this lighthouse is one of the most interesting and widely photographed on the Door Peninsula.

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How To Get Here

Take Hwy 42/57 north across the canal, then turn right on Utah St. Watch for signs to the USCG Station.

Tips For First Timers


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Types of Photography

Historical, Outdoor, Scenic

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