Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 34
Height of Focal Plane: 36
Characteristic and Range: Fl W 4s, visible for 8 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Lantern mounted on roof of keeper's dwelling.
This light is operational
Intergral two-story keeper's dwelling.
Date Established: 1890
Date Present Tower Built: 1890
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen (about a quarter of a mile away) from the end
of the B Line Road on St. Joseph Island. From Highway 17 east of Sault Ste. Marie take Highway 548 over the bridge to the island, follow the
signs for Richards Landing and continue on D Line Road until reaching B Line Road, and turn right. (Thanks to Michel Forand for this information.) The lighthouse can also be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.