Charlevoix South Pierhead

Year Established:
1885
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1903
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2012
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Lake Michigan
Latitude:
45 19.22
Longitude:
85 16.11
City / Town:
Charlevoix
U.S. State:
Michigan
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1885
Tower Construction Material:
Steel
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
37
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
30.25
Tower Shape:
Pyramidal
Tower Daymark:
Red
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
5th order Fresnel
Year Original Lens Installed:
1885
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Tower originally on North Pier moved to south pier in 1914.


Entered by:
tomtag
Entered Date:
Sep 01, 2017