U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is at the end of a breakwater in Huron Harbor. There was never a keeper's house; it was operated by remote control from a building on the shore.
Tower Height: 72
Height of Focal Plane: 80
Description of Tower: White, square steel Art Moderne tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1835
Date Present Tower Built: 1936
Date Automated: 1972
Optics: 375 mm
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
The breakwater has been developed by the City of Huron as a fishing pier, and it is possible to walk very close to the tower. The Mile Long Fishing Pier is open to the public from dawn to dusk. It is located at the end of North Main Street.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places