North Point Lighthouse Friends


North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. is a 501[c][3] not-for-profit organization, incorporated in January 2002. The establishment of our organization is the result of the cooperative efforts of Lake Park Friends, the Water Tower Landmark Trust (now known as The Historic Water Tower Neighborhood) and concerned community volunteers.

The mission of the North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc is to preserve the North Point Light Station, to inspire appreciation of its importance in Wisconsin maritime history, and to promote its use consistent with the character of Lake Park and the surrounding neighborhood.

The dual purposes of the North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. are to restore and rehabilitate the North Point Light Station and to operate it for the benefit of the public.

Children and adults have opportunities to tour the lighthouse and adjoining quarters, view interpretive exhibits, and attend (and host) special events. The first floor gallery in the Keepers’ Quarters is fully handicap-accessible.

North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. manages the property on an ongoing basis on behalf of Milwaukee County and the public. The friends have assumed responsibility for costs related to its maintenance and operation. In return, the North Point Lighthouse Friends have use of the structures and the 2-acre site. Milwaukee County provides lawn and landscape maintenance and snow removal.
Our special thanks go to all those individuals, businesses, community organizations and foundations that continue to support our mission from its inception.

Join the North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. and get involved now. You can be a donor, a sponsor, a volunteer, or a member, or even someone who will rent the facility. By becoming a “Friend” of the North Point Light Station, you can help us operate this historic site, develop exhibits and programs and maintain its beauty, so that together we can preserve history for future generations…