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Name: Peninsula Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Rapid River, Michigan, United States

Location: Stonington Peninsula, northwestern Lake Michigan.

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Photo: Robert Baisley

Managing Organization:
Hiawatha National Forest

Telephone: 906-786-4062

Email: mailroom/

The keeper's house at this lighthouse burned down in 1959. The lighthouse, which was replaced by Minneapolis Shoal Light in 1936, is now located within a picnic area in the Hiawatha National Forest.

Tower Height: 40

Description of Tower: Square brick tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1866

Date Present Tower Built: 1866

Date Deactivated: 1936

Current Use: Attraction in national forest.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is in Hiawatha National Forest on County Road 513, south of US Route 2.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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