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Name: Sand Point Light (MI - Baraga)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Baraga, Michigan, United States

Location: Baraga Harbor, Lake Superior.


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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Telephone: 906-353-6623

Website: http://www.kbic-nsn.gov/html/campgrounds.htm

Contact Address Information:
107 Beartown Rd.
Baraga
Michigan, 49908,

Notes:
This is one of two Sand Point Lighthouses in Michigan; the other is in Escanaba. The lighthouse was moved 200 feet inland in 1898. It was replaced by an automated light on a skeletal tower. It is now within the Ojibwa Recreation Area.

Description of Tower: Square brick tower attached to keeper's dwelling, with white lantern.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Integral two-story brick keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Tower Moved?
1898

Date Deactivated: 1922

Current Use: Private residence.

Open To Public? No.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Keepers: For a list of the keepers of this lighthouse, see www.terrypepper.com/lights/superior/sandpoint/keepers.htm

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