Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Contact Address Information:
107 Beartown Rd.
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
Integral two-story brick keeper's dwelling.
Date Established: 1878
Date Present Tower Built: 1878
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