GRAND TRAVERSE

Year Established:
1852
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2008
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
GRAND TRAVERSE PT/LEELANAU PENINSULA/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 12'39"
Longitude:
85° 33'02"
City / Town:
NORTHPORT
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
LEELANAU
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. GRAND TRAVERSE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1972
Year Tower Established:
1858
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/WOOD/IRON
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
40 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
34 FT
Tower Shape:
NINE-SIDED ON ROOF OF DWELLING
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1899
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1858
Keeper's Quarters Style:
MIDWEST VICTORIAN
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
BRICK AND METAL OIL HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1858
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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