U.S. Coast Guard
The keeper's house and other buildings at this station were demolished when the light was automated in 1969.
Tower Height: 58
Height of Focal Plane: 58
Description of Tower: White, octagonal brick tower.
Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1850
Date Present Tower Built: 1888
Date Automated: 1969
Optics: 1888: Fourth order Fresnel lens; now 300 mm.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places