Water Tower (Washington Island, Wisconsin)

The Water Tower is located in Rock Island State Park on Rock Island in Washington Island, Wisconsin.

Water Tower
Rock Island Water Tower.jpg
Water Tower
LocationRock Island, Washington Island, Wisconsin
Coordinates45°24′44″N 86°48′23″W / 45.41222°N 86.80639°W / 45.41222; -86.80639 (Water Tower)Coordinates: 45°24′44″N 86°48′23″W / 45.41222°N 86.80639°W / 45.41222; -86.80639 (Water Tower)
Arealess than one acre
Built1929 (1929)
MPSChester H. Thordarson Estate TR
NRHP reference No.85000640[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 21, 1985


The water tower was once the property of Icelandic inventor Chester Thordarson. It is located in what is now known as the Thordarson Estate Historic District.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "Water Tower". LandmarkHunter.com. Retrieved 2018-08-14.