FORTY MILE POINT

Year Established:
1897
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
LAKE HURON
Latitude:
45° 29'04"
Longitude:
83° 53'55"
City / Town:
ROGERS CITY
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
PRESQUE ISLE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. FORTY MILE POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1897
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
WOOD PILINGS
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
66 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
46 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1897
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1897
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX (ATTACHED)
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
RED BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE (1897), 2 PRIVIES (1897), BARN (1896), BATHHOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017