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Name: William Livingstone Memorial Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Location: Belle Isle Park, Detroit River.

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Photo: Jaqueline Styles

Managing Organization:
Belle Isle Park

Telephone: 313-852-4075


Contact Address Information:
Jefferson Ave and Grand Blvd
Michigan, 48215, United States

This tower was built as a memorial to William Livingstone, who was the president of the Lake Carriers' Association from 1902 to 1925. It was built for $100,000, mostly from private donors. It was built primarily as a memorial, but also serves as an active aid to navigation.

Tower Height: 58

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Description of Tower: White marble, Art Deco tower.

This light is operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1930

Date Deactivated: 1930

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, memorial.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Belle Isle Park is located in Detroit two miles E of the Renaissance Center at Jefferson Ave. and Grand Blvd. Foot paths lead to the lighthouse. The park is open daily from 6 10 p.m.

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