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Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Surf Boat Rail

 
 
Surf Boat Rail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
1. Surf Boat Rail Marker
Inscription.  

This rail was used to carry the surf boat from in front of the oil house to the end of the pier where the surf boat was lowered into the lake by jib hoist.
 
Location. 42° 46.889′ N, 87° 45.47′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is on the grounds of the Wind Point Lighthouse and can be reached from Village Hall Drive east of Lighthouse Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4731 Village Hall Drive, Racine WI 53402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fog Horn House (a few steps from this marker); Capstan (a few steps from this marker); Schooner Kate Kelly (a few steps from this marker); Pier and Boat Rails (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuel House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wind Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Cream Brick Cottages / Cream Brick (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gilbert Knapp Park (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
 
Also see . . .  Friends of the Wind Point Lighthouse.
Surf Boat Rail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
2. Surf Boat Rail and Marker
(Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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