Kalamazoo River (Saugatuck)

Alternate Name(s):
Saugatuck
Year Established:
1839
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
ca 1912
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Kalamazoo River Mouth
Latitude:
42° 40'00"
Longitude:
86° 12'45"
City / Town:
KALAMAZOO
U.S. State:
Michigan
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Kalamazoo River (Saugatuck)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1876-1892
Disposition:
Replaced by Pierhead Light 1876; Reestablished 1892; Destroyed by Tornado 1956
Year Tower Established:
1839
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
53 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
35 FT
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1839
Other Structures:
BOATHOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

OWNED BY MR & MRS A.F. DEAM IN 1956


Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018